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Eliminating Gluten Improved Cholesterol And Weight

Author: Fran M.
Skill: Nurse
Date: 11-13-2015
Views: 2,762
Word Count: 313
Questions Received: 4
Testimonial ID: 10797-OR
Scientific Studies: 2

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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!

Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: appetite, carbs, celiac, dieting, kamut, lipid, lipids, ncgs, obese, obesity, overweight, spelt, weight loss, wheat.

Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Valerian improves the sleep of insomniacs after benzodiazepine (tranquilizer) withdrawal. "Valerian subjects reported significantly better subjective sleep quality than placebo ones...."Link
2."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

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