Potential Roles and Key Mechanisms of Hawthorn Extract against Various Liver Diseases

The study explores the health benefits of Hawthorn extract, particularly focusing on liver diseases. Hawthorn extracts are found to be beneficial against liver injury, inflammation, fibrosis, and cancer. These effects are attributed to their ability to regulate oxidative stress, apoptosis (programmed cell death), AMPK (AMP-activated protein kinase) signaling, and the activation of hepatic stellate cells […]

The effects of Crataegus pinnatifida (Chinese hawthorn) on metabolic syndrome: A review

The review provides a comprehensive overview of how Chinese hawthorn can be beneficial in managing and treating various aspects of metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is characterized by a cluster of conditions including obesity, high blood sugar, hypertension, and dyslipidemia, which collectively increase the risk of diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular diseases. The review highlights that Crataegus […]

Food Applications and Potential Health Benefits of Hawthorn

Hawthorn (Crataegus), a member of the Rosaceae family, is celebrated for its rich bioactive substance content, earning it the title of “nutritious fruit.” The plant is utilized globally in various forms, including dietary supplements, functional foods, and pharmaceutical products. It is a trove of health-benefiting compounds, such as amino acids, minerals, pectin, vitamin C, chlorogenic […]

Hawthorn Extract: Emerging Research in Anti-Aging Medicine

Hawthorn, a plant rich in history and medicinal value, is gaining recognition for its potential in anti-aging therapies. Recent studies have shed light on its remarkable properties, suggesting it as a promising agent in combating age-related ailments. The antioxidant capacity of Hawthorn extract plays a pivotal role in its anti-aging effects. Wang et al. (2022) […]

Cardiac Benefits of Hawthorn Extract: A Modern Take on Traditional Medicine

Hawthorn extract has been a cornerstone in herbal medicine, with a reputation for supporting heart health. Recent scientific research provides a deeper understanding of its benefits, making Hawthorn a promising supplement for cardiovascular wellness. A study by Zhang et al. (2023) in Food & Function explores the vascular protective effects of Hawthorn, particularly its role […]

Hawthorn Extract and its Health Benefits

Hawthorn extract, derived from the Crataegus species, is recognized for its broad spectrum of health benefits, particularly in cardiovascular and liver health, antioxidative properties, and potential as an anti-aging agent. Recent studies have illuminated these diverse benefits. Vascular Protective Effects: Hawthorn extract has been found to offer vascular protective effects in cardiovascular diseases, aiding in […]