Paramus 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 the sun is strong, the antimicrobial, antibacterial, and antioxidant properties of hawthorn extract are welcome to lower bacteria, oxidation effects and more. Previously reported to have promising benefits for cardiovascular health and treatment of cardiovascular disorders via its flavonoid content, the hawthorn tree’s flavonoid content established it as valuable for more issues including spinal cord injury and staph infection. (1,2) Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center creates Paramus chiropractic treatment plans with incorporated nutrition to address these issues and more with nutrients like those from hawthorn when appropriate. The Paramus chiropractic care is quite focused on what your body needs!

FLAVONOIDS IN HAWTHORN LEAVES’ EXTRACT

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

FLAVONOIDS IN CARE OF SPINAL CORD INJURY

Research arranged to be published in 2021 presents the powerful therapeutic benefits of hawthorn leaves’ flavonoids for spine cord injury. Hawthorn leaves were tested and discovered to contain plenty of total flavonoid species and content. Research stated that this type of plenty of flavonoids can lessen apoptosis (cell death) and use neuroprotective effects to stimulate motor function in rats with spinal cord injury. (4) An appealing step in the direction of possible human benefit and Paramus back pain reduction.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Tony Barton on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes a patient with chronic back pain helped with The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management protocols.

Schedule your next Paramus chiropractic visit with Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center.  Nutritional issues are vital in overall Paramus 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 Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center. The hawthorn is so much more just a tree like Paramus chiropractic care is a lot than just a treatment. Come by soon!

 
Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center 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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