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Eliminating Gluten Improved Cholesterol And Weight

Author: Fran M.
Skill: Nurse
Date: 11-13-2015
Views: 5,268
Word Count: 406
Questions Received: 4
Testimonial ID: 10797-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 3

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Months ago I visited my doctor and got the results of my cholesterol test. I had been taking 4 drops of Lemongrass essential oil and had added 4 drops of Clove essential oil just in the last month before I had the blood work done. I had been taking the drops twice a day, and the test results showed that my cholesterol went down!

Since my blood work has been doing so great, I thought that I would try 3 instead of 4 drops at each dose. Specifically, I have been taking 3 drops of Lemongrass essential oil and 3 drops of Clove essential oil. Now I just came from yet another doctor visit, and my cholesterol is down yet again! The doctor was very happy and even gave me a hug.

Meanwhile, I had not been able to drop an ounce of weight in 15 years, no matter what I did or did not eat. Then suddenly about 5 weeks after I started eating gluten free, I stepped on the scale one morning, and I was down by 5 pounds. From that point on, I continued to go down.

Also prior to starting the gluten-free diet, no one could find a reason for my shortness of breath, and I had been using an inhaler for it quite frequently. Well, since I started the diet, I have lost my shortness of breath and have now lost a total of 17 pounds!

In 2015 I had cut my use of essential oils in half because the doctor just was not seeing what they were doing. And when I went to my next appointment, he said, "What did you change?" I told him that I had cut the amount of essential oils I had been using in half. His next words to me were, "Well, don't do it again!"

LOL. My strategy worked!

8/23/16 Update

I have since lost a total of 43 lbs. by watching the gluten in the food, although I am not completely eliminating it. Since I have started eliminating the gluten I have also noticed that my skin problem, rosacea, is totally gone. That is another PLUS. My Cholesterol is still down to the normal levels taking the Clove and Lemongrass essential oils--6 drops of each in a capsule every evening. I do it once a day since I forget it earlier in the day. I take it after supper every day.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: weight-loss — "Z. officinale [ginger] has been used to control diabetes and dyslipidemia [high cholesterol].... The marked rise in body weights, glucose, insulin, total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, triglycerides, free fatty acids and phospholipids in serum of the rats that followed 6 weeks of high-fat diet treatment were significantly reduced by Z. officinale treatment.... The present results provide scientific evidence to substantiate the traditional use of Z. officinale in preventing metabolic disorders."Link
2.Associated topics: addictions — "Valerian improves the sleep of insomniacs after benzodiazepine (tranquilizer) withdrawal. Valerian subjects reported significantly better subjective sleep quality than placebo ones...."Link
3.Associated topics: obesity,weight-loss — "Co-administration of the lime essential oil and ketotifen caused significant suppression in gaining weight, as well as decreased body weights of mice. The data obtained in this study suggested that lime essential oil plays an important role in weight loss and could be useful in the treatment of drug-induced obesity and related diseases."Link

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