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Simple Natural Way I Dropped My Cholesterol Levels


Author: Catherine M.
Date: 04-25-2014
Views: 11,007
Word Count: 122
Questions Received: 4
Testimonial ID: 9625-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 5

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Even though I have a very good, clean diet and am an exercise enthusiast, inflammation was making my cholesterol numbers quite high. This went on for many years and continued even after adjusting my diet - going gluten free, sugar free, etc.

I realized that adding Lemongrass essential oil to my water every day could make a difference. Just adding a couple of drops of Lemongrass resolved my cholesterol issues after a few short months. I was amazed at the outcome of my blood tests, which showed a 25-point drop in my cholesterol levels and no more high inflammation markers!

I love the taste of Lemongrass added to my water and am so happy to have found a safe, natural alternative to prescription meds.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.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
2.Associated topics: 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
3.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
4.Associated topics: 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
5.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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