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7 Herbal Remedies for Lowering Cholesterol Levels

Day by day chances of heart problems is expanding. High cholesterol levels are the main cause of the blockage of arteries in the heart. High level of cholesterol is called hypercholesterolemia. Do you know the healthy cholesterol range? Well, Blood cholesterol levels should remain below 200 mg/dL (milligrams per deciliter of blood). When it increases up to 240 or higher mg/dL it is considered as high cholesterol. Though there are various medicines available in the market which helps to lower the cholesterol levels. But these medicines may also result in the negative impacts on health.

How herbal remedies for lowering the cholesterol levels can help us?

In Ayurveda, herbs are used to treat health issues. It is the safest way to cure the sickness since the herbs don’t result in the negative impacts on health.

There are various herbs like Which possess the cholesterol-lowing properties.

Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna)
Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa)
Pipal tvak ( Ficus religiosa)
Dalchini (Cinnamon tamala)
Choti elaichi (Elettaria cardamom)

7 herbal Remedies for lowering cholesterol

1. Arjuna(Terminalia arjuna)

This herb has the great medicinal importance in the Ayurveda. Medicinal properties of Arjuna are very fruitful to treat the heart problems as it is loaded with the cardiovascular properties. It helps to strengthen the heart muscles and maintains the healthy blood flow throughout the body. Use of this herb is quite effective to lower down the LDL (bad) cholesterol and increase the HDL (good) cholesterol. Hence for the heart health this herb works like wonder.

2. Ashwagandha(Withania somnifera)

Ashwagandha is considered as one of most potent herb in Ayurveda as it offers the overall health benefits. This herb is quite good to maintain the good cholesterol levels, good blood pressure. Besides of all this it helps in the dilation of blood vessels and provides the strength to heart muscles also.

3.Brahmi(Bacopa monnieri)

This herb also supports the good health of heart. Brahmi is also considered as an effective herb to manage the symptoms of congestive heart failure and strengthen the heart muscles. It helps in the blood purification and removes all the impurities from blood.

4. Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa)

It is considered as the rejuvenating herb for healthy heart. Herb Punarnava is comprised of two words - ‘Puna’ means again and ‘nava’ means new. It works like natural mild diuretic and removes the toxins and edema from body. For heart problems it acts as cardiac tonic. Use of this herb is very beneficial to healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels in the body.

5. Pipal tvak (Ficus religiosa)

This herb is commonly called as Peepal. It is considered as the sacred tree in Hindu and Buddhists religion. Leaves of this tree are in the shape of heart hence the it is best herb for good heart health. Antioxidants and astringent properties of peepal are quite useful in maintaining rejuvenating effects on the body. Moreover medicinal properties of this herb also aid in the lowering of cholesterol levels in body.

6. Dalchini (Cinnamon tamala)

This herb is commonly called as the Cinnamon. It is the one of most common spice used in the Indian Kitchens. It is a rich source of fiber, calcium and magnesium hence offers the good heart health benefits. Use of this herb is known to be quite effective in lowering down the cholesterol levels, LDL (bad cholesterol). Hence it is herb with heart protective properties

7. Choti elaichi (Elettaria cardamom)

Elaichi is famous for its magical flavor and known to be quite good in alleviating the bad breath. Whereas in Ayurveda this spice is famous for its medicinal properties since ages. It acts like a panacea for heart health. Essential minerals like potassium, calcium and magnesium present in elaichi are quite good to maintain the good heart health. It helps to maintain the healthy levels of cholesterol and blood pressures.
Magnesium present in cardamom plays a vital role in the production of enzymes which act like a scavenger and protects the body from free radical damage.

All the above mentioned herbs are used in formulation of Planet Ayurveda’s products which are listed below:

1. Total Heart Support – AS the name suggest this herbal product offers the overall good heart health. Total heart support pack is the combination of various herbs which are given below -

Arjuna(Terminalia arjuna)
Ashwagandha ( Withania somnifera)
Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri)
Shankhpushpi (Convolvulus pluricaulis)

Dosage – One capsule two times daily with plain water.

2. ARJUN TEA – This herbal tea is loaded with amazing blood cholesterol lowering properties and supports the good heart health also. Herbs used in the formulation of Arjuna tea are given below

Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna)
Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa)
Pipal tvak ( Ficus religiosa)
Dalchini (Cinnamon tamala)
Choti elaichi (Elettaria cardamom)

How to use:

Put one cup of water and 1 cup of milk in a pan.
Add 1 teaspoon of Arjuna tea and then stir the mixture.
Boil the mixture and simmer it on low heat. Boil until it reduces to one cup.
Strain the tea and add sweetener if needed (drink without sugar).

3. ARJUNA CAPSULES –Arjuna capsules are prepared from the standardized extract of herb Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna). These capsules are also quite effective to lower LDL cholesterol and to increase the HDL cholesterol. Moreover, these capsules are free from any side effects.

Dosage - One capsule two times daily with plain water.

Why Should One Go For Planet Ayurveda??

All the products are 100% pure.
Efficacy of the herbs is checked in the labs before making any herbal formulation.
Products are free from chemicals, preservatives, starch and any color.
All the products are manufactured under the guidance of highly experienced MD Ayurveda doctors.