Fort Wayne Chiropractic Nutrition Info: Hawthorn Extract Is Anti-Oxidant and Anti-Cell Death10/27/2020The hawthorn tree…more than just a shade tree that grows in the northern hemisphere. The hawthorn tree’s medicinal status is spreading! Just as its shade is welcome when it’s hot, the antimicrobial, antibacterial, and antioxidant properties of hawthorn extract are welcome to decrease bacteria, oxidation effects and more. Previously recorded to have favorable benefits for cardiovascular health and treatment of cardiovascular disorders due to its flavonoid content, the hawthorn tree’s flavonoid content established it as beneficial for more issues including spinal cord injury and staph infection. (1,2) Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc designs Fort Wayne chiropractic treatment plans with integrated nutrition to tackle these issues and more with nutrients like those from hawthorn when proper. The Fort Wayne chiropractic care is very centered on what your body needs! FLAVONOIDS IN HAWTHORN LEAVES’ EXTRACT Hawthorn leaves’ antioxidant and antimicrobial attributes are expanding its reputation as a well-known herbal medicine plant. Hawthorn’s total phenols, total flavonoid content, and antioxidant activity tested well in a new study, particularly 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 had the strongest antibacterial level against bacteria, especially stapholococcus aureus (SA). It harmed the cell wall and membrane of SA and stopped its enzyme activity, raised 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 for a publication date of 2021 shares the powerful therapeutic benefits of hawthorn leaves’ flavonoids for spine cord injury. Hawthorn leaves were found to have plenty of total flavonoid species and content. Research stated that such an abundance of flavonoids can lessen apoptosis (cell death) and use neuroprotective effects to promote motor function in rats with spinal cord injury. (4) An appealing step in the direction of possible human benefit and Fort Wayne back pain decrease. CONTACT Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Tony Barton on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he presents a patient with chronic back pain relieved with The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management protocols. Schedule your next Fort Wayne chiropractic visit with Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc. Nutritional issues are critical in overall Fort Wayne chiropractic care especially when benefits of natural sources like the hawthorn tree are anti-oxidant, anti-microbial and anti-cell death in spinal issues, foci of care at Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc. The hawthorn is a whole lot more just a tree like Fort Wayne chiropractic care is a lot than just a treatment. See you soon! « View All Nutrition Articles"This information and website content is not intended to diagnose, guarantee results, or recommend specific treatment or activity. It is designed to educate and inform only. Please consult your physician for a thorough examination leading to a diagnosis and well-planned treatment strategy. See more details on the DISCLAIMER page. Content is reviewed by Dr. James M. Cox I."