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safe to take olive leaf extract at the same time as methylation protocol?

Discussion in 'Detox: Methylation; B12; Glutathione; Chelation' started by snowathlete, Mar 17, 2012.

  1. snowathlete

    snowathlete

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    I'm on Fred's protocol at the moment but want to try Olive Leaf Extract.
    Anyone done that before?
    Any likely interactions or problems that anyone can see?

    Thanks
     
  2. adreno

    adreno 3% neanderthal

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    You can safely combine those.
     
  3. therron

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    I take both with no problem at all.
     
  4. snowathlete

    snowathlete

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    thank you both, thats very helpful. I'll be taking it as of tonight then.
     
  5. Patrick*

    Patrick* Formerly PWCalvin

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    I too have been taking both, for about a month, and haven't had a problem.
     
  6. triffid113

    triffid113 Day of the Square Peg

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    I take them both. I take 1g Olive Leaf Extract / day - I LOVE the stuff! It lowers blood pressure about 10 points though. I still take it when I have adrenal problems (and no high blood pressure) during allergy season and it hasn't bothered me. It is believed to act as an ACE inhibitor -- all I know is it makes my blood vessels feel good...I can actually feel the way it helps them. As a side bonus it kills all kinds of pathogens in the gut and so prevents those overgrowth conditions caused by insufficient stomach acid. I have low stomach acid but don't have digestive complaints as a result of taking this. It is a wonderful supplement!
     
  7. adreno

    adreno 3% neanderthal

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    OLE enhances the norepinephrine transporter, which effective lowers norepinephrine levels. Good for some, bad for others. Personally, it makes me feel terrible.
     
  8. Rand56

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    Thanks for mentioning this adreno. I was actually considering getting some but now I'm gonna pass. Lowering NE makes me feel worse as well.
     
  9. adreno

    adreno 3% neanderthal

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    If it's for killing bugs, you might try monolaurin or oregano oil instead.
     
  10. therron

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    I couldn't have said it better myself. I am extremely intolerant of many supplements, but I adore olive leaf. It totally eradicated my nighttime leg pain (which I believe was vascular). OLE fixed my gut in a huge way. I was underweight, ate huge quantities, but didn't absorb anything. OLE took care of such a great percentage of my pathogens that I gained 10 lbs in 3 weeks!
     
  11. triffid113

    triffid113 Day of the Square Peg

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    Well, I am not sure if my allergies are due to insufficient epinephrin or something else. Theoretically I wouldn't want my norepinephrin lowered, but I had allergies long before I ever took OLE. I am really glad I tried some of this stuff before I knew everything about it because I might have been scared away from a great thing.
    Trif
     

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