Hawthorn fruit extract is the plant essence extracted by people from the fruit hawthorn. It mostly exists in the form of a powdery substance. This substance contains a large amount of vitexin and flavonoid chloride. After these substances are absorbed by the human body, they can maintain human health. It can also delay human aging. It has excellent health care effects. If you want to know more about it, you can refer to the detailed introduction to him below.
Nutrition Facts of Hawthorn Extract
Hawthorn extract contains hawthorn flavonoids, hawthorn leaf flavonoids, vitexin, vitexin, rhamnoside, chlorogenic acid, caffeic acid, maslinic acid, chrysanthemum acid, quercetin, hypericin, epicatechu Serum and other active ingredients.
Second, the efficacy and role of hawthorn extract
1. Cardiac effect
Hawthorn has the effect of increasing myocardial contractility, increasing cardiac output, and slowing heart rhythm.
2. Effects on coronary blood flow and myocardial oxygen consumption
Hawthorn extract and its total flavonoids can increase coronary blood flow, reduce myocardial oxygen consumption and myocardial oxygen utilization.
3. Aid digestion
Hawthorn contains vitamin C, vitamin B, carotene and various organic acids. Oral administration can increase the secretion of digestive enzymes in the stomach, and can enhance the activity of enzymes and promote digestion. The hawthorn alcohol extract has a two-way regulating effect on the activity of the stimulated gastric smooth muscle in rats, indicating that the Fushan hawthorn has an obvious regulating effect on gastrointestinal dysfunction, and achieves the effect of strengthening the spleen and eliminating food.
The blocking effect of hawthorn extract on the synthesis of benzylnitrosamine in vivo and its induction of cancer, and the inhibitory effect of hawthorn extract on human embryonic lung 2bs cells and induced cells.
Hawthorn decoction and ethanol extract have antibacterial effects on Shigella flexneri, Shigella sonnei, Diphtheria bacillus, Candida albicans, Escherichia coli, etc.
6. Inhibit platelet aggregation, anti-thrombosis
The active ingredient total flavonoids proposed in hawthorn has a speed-up effect on electrophoresis of platelets and red blood cells, which significantly reduces the electrophoresis time, which is conducive to improving hemodynamics, increasing the surface charge of red blood cells and platelets, increasing the repulsion between cells, and speeding up their electrophoresis in the blood. Medium flow rate, promotes axial flow, and reduces side flow and aggregate adhesion.
7. Antihypertensive effect
Hawthorn ethanol extract has a longer-lasting antihypertensive effect.
8. Hypolipidemic effect
Different extracted parts of hawthorn have certain lipid-lowering effects on various high-fat models caused by different animals and can antagonize the increase in serum cholesterol and triglyceride levels caused by high-fat feed.