1) What´s Bergamot
"Bergamot", or "Citrus Bergamia", is of Asian origin, was exported to Italy where it became a fruit of harvest for medicinal and commercial purposes. The fruit has the same dimensions as an orange but with a slight green color change. The juice is bitter and acidic. Sometimes it can become difficult to drink enough juice to get the benefits that can be obtained from a bergamot supplement.
Bergamot is very nutritious citrus, with a pleasant aroma and that has a useful and essential oil extracted from the peel. Many people can consume bergamot supplements for several reasons such as: lowering cholesterol levels, improving arterial stiffness, reducing blood sugar and decreasing obesity.
Some studies have shown that bergamot supplement helped lower cholesterol levels, as well as low-density lipoprotein (LDL), which is an important factor for heart disease. On the other hand, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) with protective benefits was raised.
One of the ways bergamot supplement works is by blocking the production of cholesterol in the liver, thus the liver is forced to find the cholesterol found in the bloodstream. Bergamot supplements have compounds similar to commercial medications that help with cholesterol reduction.
On another hand, bergamot supplements have large amounts of polyphenols. "Brutelidin" and "Methylidin" are two that mainly help with lowering cholesterol. Finally, it can contribute with the decrease in triglyceride levels.
3) Uses and Doses
• It can help prevent lice and other parasites.
• Helps the treatment of skin infections caused by ultraviolet (UV) rays
In many cases citrus bergamot can be used in skin care products such as creams, soaps, perfumes, oils, lotions. It is used as an antiseptic to reduce inflammation and infections and general to treat skin infections that can cause cancer.
There is no general guideline on how to take bergamot supplements for high cholesterol, but it is recommended to take bergamot extract in 500 Mg capsules, on an empty stomach once or twice a day for a month. After that you can take the capsule once a day to keep bergamot in the blood.
Caution and information from a doctor is advised before taking the medication. It should not be used as a medicine for children because it can cause side effects. It is also not recommended that it be taken by pregnant or breastfeeding women.
4) Get your Bergamot Supplement Now!
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- Supports healthy cholesterol levels*
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- No fillers or harmful additives
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