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

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 Why Is This Important? Glutamate is also the most abundant neurotransmitter, responsible for regulating over 50% of the nervous system. It is classified as an excitatory neurotransmitter, which means it excites or stimulates nerve cells located throughout the nervous system. Glutamate also has the ability to regulate other neurotransmitters, dopamine, serotonin and GABA are great examples. When glutamate [...]

Lowering Glutamate | Bergamot Essential Oil2019-05-04T21:51:54-04:00
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