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Ashburn Chiropractic Nutrition Info: Hawthorn Extract Is Anti-Oxidant and Anti-Cell Death

A hawthorn tree…more than just a shade tree growing in the northern hemisphere. The hawthorn tree’s medicinal reputation is growing! Just as its shade is welcome when it’s hot, the antimicrobial, antibacterial, and antioxidant properties of hawthorn extract are welcome to diminish bacteria, oxidation effects and more. Already recorded to have promising benefits for cardiovascular health and treatment of cardiovascular disorders via its flavonoid content, the hawthorn tree’s flavonoid content determined it to be valuable for more issues including spinal cord injury and staph infection. (1,2) Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn establishes Ashburn chiropractic treatment plans with incorporated nutrition to address these issues and more with nutrients like those from hawthorn when appropriate. The Ashburn chiropractic care is quite focused on what your body requires!

FLAVONOIDS IN HAWTHORN LEAVES’ EXTRACT

Hawthorn leaves’ antioxidant and antimicrobial attributes are growing its reputation as a popular herbal medicine plant. Hawthorn’s total phenols, total flavonoid content, and antioxidant activity tested well in a recent study, particularly for hyperoside, chlorogenic acid, and isoquercetin in hawthorn fruits. (2) Methanol and ethanol extracts of hawthorn demonstrated high levels of total flavonoids and polyphenols. The methanol extract of hawthorn showed the strongest antibacterial level against bacteria, particularly stapholococcus aureus (SA). It harmed the cell wall and membrane of SA and inhibited its enzyme activity, increased reactive oxygen species, transformed gene expression, and triggered SA cell death. (3) Hawthorn’s methanol extract is potent!

FLAVONOIDS IN CARE OF SPINAL CORD INJURY

Research arranged to be published in 2021 shares the powerful therapeutic benefits of hawthorn leaves’ flavonoids for spine cord injury. Hawthorn leaves were tested and discovered to contain an abundance of total flavonoid species and content. Research reported that this type of an abundance of flavonoids can decrease apoptosis (cell death) and use neuroprotective effects to promote motor function in rats with spinal cord injury. (4) An interesting step in the direction of possible human benefit and Ashburn back pain decrease.

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Schedule your next Ashburn chiropractic visit with Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn.  Nutritional issues are important in general Ashburn chiropractic care especially when benefits of natural sources like the hawthorn tree are anti-oxidant, anti-microbial and anti-cell death in spinal issues, highlights of care at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn. The hawthorn is so much more just a tree like Ashburn chiropractic care is a lot than just a treatment. See you soon!

 
Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn shares new research regarding the flavonoids of the hawthorn tree leaves’ extract that are antioxidant, antibacterial, antimicrobial and anti-cell death.  
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