Will bergamot lower bad cholesterol?

Taking bergamot extract seems to lower cholesterol levels in people with high cholesterol. It might work about as well as taking a low dose of the cholesterol-lowering drug called rosuvastatin (Crestor) when used for 30 days. Some research also shows that taking bergamot improves levels of blood fats called triglycerides.

The next thing we wanted the answer to was, can bergamot extract help lower cholesterol?

The most frequent answer is: Taking bergamot extract by mouth seems to lower low-density lipoprotein ( LDL or “bad”) cholesterol levels in people with high cholesterol. It’s not clear if it helps high-density lipoprotein (HDL or “good”) cholesterol or triglyceride levels.

Should I take bergamot supplements for high cholesterol?

Q: I’ve heard that bergamot supplements can help with high cholesterol. Should I take them ? A: Having high levels of “bad” LDL cholesterol and triglycerides in your blood contributes to plaque buildup in your arteries, which puts you at greater risk for having a heart attack or stroke.

While we were writing we ran into the query “Does bergamot (bergamot) reduce lipids?”.

Our best answer was, and view abstract. Bergamot reduces plasma lipids , atherogenic small dense LDL, and subclinical atherosclerosis in subjects with moderate hypercholesterolemia: A 6 months prospective study., and view abstract.

Does citrus bergamot lower cholesterol?

In a review of previous human studies, it was estimated that citrus bergamot reduces total cholesterol 12% to 31% and LDL cholesterol by between 7% and 41% . Triglyceride levels may be lowered by between 11% to 40%. To be fair, not all studies have show bergamot works.

While we were reading we ran into the inquiry “Does bergamot lower cholesterol like red yeast rice?”.

Some research suggests that an extract of the citrus fruit bergamot can lower cholesterol much as red yeast rice does. Is it right for you?

We were surprised to learn that Citrus bergamia, the bergamot orange, acts on the same enzyme as red yeast rice and statins to lower cholesterol ( Mollace et al, Fitoterapia, April 2011 ).

Is bergamot good for You?

Bergamot -also called citrus bergamot – is a type of orange that has been getting the attention that it might reduce cholesterol and be heart healthy . And there is some human research on this fruit too.

Bergamot is used for high levels of cholesterol or other fats (lipids) in the blood (hyperlipidemia). It is also used for other conditions, often as aromatherapy , but there is no good scientific.

When applied to the skin, the chemicals in bergamot oil can make the skin sensitive to sunlight. Bergamot is used for high levels of cholesterol or other fats in the blood. It is also used for anxiety, mental alertness, joint pain, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these other uses .

What are the side effects of bergamot for statins?

Some individuals experience severe muscle pain that calls for discontinuing statin therapy. At this point, we have no evidence from studies of bergamot that it offers benefit other than cholesterol reduction. Heartburn was the only side effect noted in the few bergamot studies that have been done.