Lowering Glutamate | Bergamot Essential Oil

Bergamot Essential Oil–  Neuroprotective and prevents glutamate accumulation “Prevention of Glutamate Accumulation and Upregulation of Phospho-Akt may Account for Neuroprotection Afforded by Bergamot Essential Oil against Brain Injury Induced by Focal Cerebral Ischemia in Rat.” https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19607983 Bergamot EO possesses a bitter aromatic taste and a characteristic pleasant aroma. It is a popular pharmacopoeias in many countries. It has been also reported for its hypolipemic and hypoglycemics activities, anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancer properties [66,67,68,69,70]. In folk medicine in many countries, it has been popularly used for fever and parasitic diseases. Due to its significant antimicrobial properties, it has been found [...]