Bergamot Shows Potential as an Alternative to Statins for Hyperlipidemia.
Integrative Medicine Alert
Hyperlipidemia Drug Therapy; Citrus Therapeutic Use; Plant Extracts Therapeutic Use; Cholesterol Blood; Triglycerides Blood; Lipoproteins Drug Effects; Statins Adverse Effects; Lipids Metabolism; Flavonoids Therapeutic Use; Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Drug Therapy
The article discusses several studies that focused on bergamot supplementation as an alternative to statins for hyperlipidemia. Topics covered include statins as the most common medications for hypercholesterolemia, benefit of bergamot to cholesterol profiles, and overall tolerance of bergamot with only minimal gastric upset.
Wissink, Ted; Schneider, Craig; and O'Sullivan, S Tyler, "Bergamot Shows Potential as an Alternative to Statins for Hyperlipidemia." (2007). Maine Medical Center. 1002.