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Cardiologist Shocked At Mom's Complete Turnaround


Author: Grace L.
Date: 06-01-2014
Views: 7,385
Word Count: 227
Questions Received: 34
Testimonial ID: 9774-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 7

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My mom, who is 86 years young, underwent heart surgery 4 years ago. At that time she had a valve replaced as well as having bypass surgery. She was also told that her carotid artery was more than 70% blocked, but that would be looked at after this major operation was complete.

Fast forward to 2014. My mom never had the carotid artery surgery, and, although she is more frail, she continues to drive short distances and push forward with her social life.

On Mother's Day I gave her a bottle of Longevity essential oil blend. Three weeks later she visited her cardiologist and found out that her cholesterol level had gone from a constant 266 down to 133. Her only meds are one aspirin a day.

Also, while listening to her carotid artery, the cardiologist could not detect any abnormalities. He actually went rummaging through my mom's file to make sure there wasn't a mistake.

Finally, while listening to another valve (which sounded worrisome 6 months ago), again... no abnormalities. My mom did drop 7 pounds, and this is the only reason the cardiologist could come up with for the complete turnaround!

I should also mention that even before this cardiologist visit, my mom had told me that she has felt so strong lately. She even took herself to the doctor, which she has never done!


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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: heart — "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
4.Associated topics: cholesterol — "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
5.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
6.Associated topics: heart — "[I]dentifying... the effects of YYA [ylang ylang aroma] on blood pressure (BP) and heart rate (HR) is important in order to demonstrate the effectiveness of YYA. The present results demonstrated that inhalation of YYA significantly decreased the systolic and diastolic blood pressure. Inhalation of YYA also significantly decreased the HRs in 10 leads.... In the present results, YYA caused a reduction of HR and BP, and a relief of the arousal level in healthy men. The present results show a sedative effect of YYA, and this study provides some evidences for the usage of YYA [as a] medicinal agent."Link
7.Associated topics: heart — "Aromatherapy... [consisting of] a blend of oils of lemon (Citrus limonum), lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), and ylang ylang (Cananga odorata)... is effective in lowering systolic blood pressure and sympathetic nerve system activity... of heart rate variability."Link

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