Cholesterol Herbal Remedies
Cholesterol natural herbs are not only able to control blood cholesterol. Additionally, it is good for small intestine, liver, heart and kidney, which may be responsible for its cause or affected in a long run.
How do cholesterol herb’s lower lipid?
Various herbs for cholesterol works differently in blood cholesterol control;
- Some cholesterol herbs limit the cholesterol synthesis by the body,
- Some cholesterol herbs limit the absorption of cholesterol by the body,
- Some cholesterol herbs improve the role of liver, which helps to expel unwanted excess lipid as waste.
- Some cholesterol herbs improve the role of kidney, which helps to expel unwanted excess cholesterol as waste.
- Some cholesterol herbs break up the blood cholesterol and free up the arteries. It dissolves the collected cholesterol from the arteries into the bloodstream, and then the kidneys remove them.
- Some cholesterol herbs act as antioxidant and help the blood vessels to regain or preserve the elasticity of the blood vessels.
Cinnamon as cholesterol herb
Cinnamon (Coriandrum sativum) has a historical use as a spice and as medicine. Cinnamon is the brown bark from a cinnamon tree. Traditionally, it is in use to control blood sugar and high-cholesterol levels and may also relieve digestive problems or improve your appetite. Its bioactive compound works similar to statins (cholesterol-lowering drug) in lowering cholesterol level with no/low side effects. For more details visit Cinnamon Cholesterol
Arjuna as a cholesterol herb
Arjuna (Terminalia Arjuna) is an herbal remedy for heart ailments; it can lessen the effects of stress and nervous conditions. Arjuna improves cardiac functioning and regulates blood pressure. It improves circulation of blood to the heart and tones the heart. It inhibits absorption of lipids in the blood, thus reduce cholesterol levels in the blood. It is a mild diuretic, so it can help lower hypertension. Arjuna lessens the ability of the blood to clot, so it can prevent stroke and heart attack. For more details visit Arjuna Reduce Cholesterol
Coriander as cholesterol-lowering herb
Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) is a cholesterol lowering herbal, which is a diuretic in nature that makes the kidneys perform their roles of excretion better. Therefore, the kidneys flush out the excess unneeded cholesterol from the body. For more details visit Coriander Lower Cholesterol
Holy Basil as cholesterol herb
Holy basil (Ocimum sanctum) is a plant native to India and is in use traditionally in Ayurvedic medicine as an “adaptogen.” Adaptogen means increased body's resistance against physical, chemical or environmental stressors. Tulsi can dissolve cholesterol build-up in the arteries and releases it into the bloodstream and then kidneys expel them as waste. For more details visit Holy Basil Cholesterol
Red Yeast Rice to lower cholesterol
Red yeast rice is in use for centuries in China, both as a food and as a medicinal product. It is producing from red-rice by fermenting it with yeast called Monascus purpureus. Its therapeutic uses are to promote blood circulation and as a digestive stimulant. Research shows, red yeast rice inhibits to produce cholesterol, by stopping an enzyme in the liver. For more details visit Red Yeast Rice Cholesterol
Fenugreek seeds natural cholesterol-lowering herb
Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) seeds are hard, yellowish-brown, angular and with a side of about three millimeters. Fenugreek is native to India and southern Europe. Fenugreek’s steroidal saponins are capable of inhibit cholesterol absorption and synthesis. Trials have shown that fenugreek lowers cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. For more details visit Fenugreek Cholesterol
Licorice as cholesterol-lowering herb
Liquorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) or licorice plant are a legume, native to southern Europe and parts of Asia. Its root extract has a sweet flavor. It boosts overall health; licorice root promotes normal heart rhythm, thus good for heart health and improves hormonal balance in women. For more details visit Licorice Cholesterol
Hawthorn’s berry as cholesterol-lowering herb
Hawthorn (Crataegus species) is a berry-like fruit of trees from the species of Crataegus, which has documents as a food in China as early as the seventh millennium before Christ. Hawthorn is in use for the treatment of heart disease as far back as the 1st century. It dilates blood vessels, relaxes, antioxidant and reduces angina symptoms. It is useful to treat angina, coronary artery disease, mild congestive heart, and irregular heartbeat. It restores normal blood pressure so effective for both low and high blood pressure patients. For more details visit Hawthorn Cholesterol
Alfalfa as cholesterol herb
Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) is a medicinal herb, a perennial flowering plant. People use Alfalfa’s leaves, sprouts, and seeds to make medicine. The saponins in alfalfa are appearing to decrease cholesterol (and not triglycerides) levels by binding with cholesterol and prevent its normal absorption. It helps in clearing arteries congested with cholesterol. For more details visit Alfalfa Cholesterol
Are Herbal remedies safe?
Remember that herbal remedies too are medicines (containing bioactive chemicals), so may have some side effects. It may also interact with other medicines you are taking. It is best to avoid or get advice from (registered) herbal practitioners before taking it, if the treatment is for pregnant women, breast-feeding mother, child, or older people.