Lowering Glutamate | Honokiol (Magnolia Bark)

Honokiol (connected to magnolol) also known as Magnolia Bark Extract , is rapidly gaining in popularity due to its ability to help relive the symptoms many aliments associated with excess glutamate.  Honokiol helps to convert excess glutamate into GABA. While it is primarily known to help combat cancer, inflammation, depression, sleep disturbances, EBV, Lyme and manage pain, it also carries quite a few risks, especially when recreationally misused.  Please do your own research and consult with your medical provider before starting this one as it impacts benzodiazepine sites. This is just a brief overview of what [...]

Lowering Glutamate | Honokiol (Magnolia Bark)2019-06-23T08:46:34-04:00

Lowering Glutamate | Frankincense

Frankincense- While some of these studies are geared towards arthritis, they indicate that frankincense (from the Boswellia genus) can be protective against glutamate, cytokine damage, unregulated calcium and help with neuroinflammation.  It can even help against the spread of cancer.  We personally saw increased speech when we started applying diluted frankincense essential oil to the back of our sons neck before bed. Boswellia serrata Protects Against Glutamate-Induced Oxidative Stress and Apoptosis in PC12 and N2a Cells https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27494534 Boswellia frereana (frankincense) suppresses cytokine-induced matrix metalloproteinase expression and production of pro-inflammatory molecules in articular cartilage http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ptr.3055/full “The resinous part of Boswellia serrata possesses [...]

Lowering Glutamate | Frankincense2019-05-05T05:59:02-04:00
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