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High Cholesterol And Liver Detoxification


Author: Paula Q.
Skill: Raindrop Technique
Date: 08-29-2005
Views: 25,769
Word Count: 207
Questions Received: 22
Testimonial ID: 919-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 7

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For years I have struggled with high cholesterol. I was on Zocor for many years at the highest dosage, still unable to get my levels to normal. I invited Dr. Jeff Essen (Whole Life Clinic in Burnsville, MN) to my wellness team for guidance.

Under his supervision, I began to do liver flushes about every 2-3 months. Much of my problem was contributed to a toxic liver and very sluggish bile production. (I had my gallbladder removed in 2001).

With my first liver flush, I flushed out over 50 gallstones that ranged in size of large pea to that of a brazil nut. The stones varied in color from medium brown to bright pea green. To support my liver with detoxification I applied JuvaFlex, the Release oil blend, Clove and Lemongrass topically on the liver and the bottom of my right foot on the liver Vita Flex point. I also included Juva Tone and NingXia Red juice as additional support for my liver.

My total cholesterol levels have decreased from 287 to 204, my triglycerides have reduced from 197 to 93. Of course, in addition, I have made a conscious choice to eat healthier, increase my water intake and exercise on a regular basis to help support my liver detoxification.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: liver — "DHEA [a component of PD 80/20], an androstene hormone [precursor to estrogen, testosterone, progesterone, cortisone, and other hormones], has been shown to possess a wide range of beneficial biological effects mainly attributed to immune system modulation.... thus leading to beneficial effects in diverse human diseases including resistance to infection, neuroprotection, wound healing, diabetes, hepatic injury, cardiovascular disease, and cancer."Link
2.Associated topics: cholesterol — "Cinnamaldehyde [in cinnamon] has antihyperglycemic and antihyperlipidemic [cholesterol-lowering] actions in db/db mice and could be useful in the treatment of type-2 diabetes."Link
3.Associated topics: liver,cholesterol — "D-limonene is a major constituent in citrus essential oil.... Recently, d-limonene has been reported to alleviate fatty liver induced by a high-fat diet. Our data suggest that the intake of d-limonene may benefit patients with dyslipidemia and hyperglycemia and is a potential dietary supplement for preventing and ameliorating metabolic disorders."Link
4.Associated topics: liver — "Myrtle oil (MO) exerts hypoglycemic as well as mild hypotriglyceridemic activity in diabetic animals. The reduction in blood glucose level may be due to the reversible inhibition of alpha-glucosidases present in the brush-border of the small intestinal mucosa, higher rate of glycolysis as envisaged by the higher activity of glucokinase, as one of the key enzymes of glycolysis, and enhanced rate of glycogenesis as evidenced by the higher amount of liver glycogen present after MO administration."Link
5.Associated topics: cholesterol,diet — "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
6.Associated topics: gallstones,cholesterol — "D-limonene is one of the most common terpenes in nature. It is a major constituent in several citrus oils.... Being a solvent of cholesterol, d-limonene has been used clinically to dissolve cholesterol-containing gallstones. Because of its gastric acid neutralizing effect and its support of normal peristalsis, it has also been used for relief of heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux (GERD). D-limonene has well-established chemopreventive activity against many types of cancer. Evidence from a phase I clinical trial demonstrated a partial response in a patient with breast cancer and stable disease for more than six months in three patients with colorectal cancer."Link
7.Associated topics: diet — "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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