Earl Grey Tea as Good as Statins?

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From Wikipedia - the Bergamot orange is a fragrant fruit the size of an orange, with a yellow color similar to a lemon. Bergamot has been used for the treatment of tension depression, stress, and skin infection such as psoriasis and eczema. It is the key ingredient in Earl Grey tea.

Now there is potentially a new benefit. Scientists believe bergamot can significantly lower cholesterol. From the Journal of Functional Foods comes this study Hypocholesterolaemic activity of 3-hydroxy-3-methyl-glutaryl flavanones enriched fraction from bergamot fruit (Citrus bergamia) and this quote:

The daily supplementation of HMGF in the diet could be very effective for the treatment of hypercholesterolaemia.

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