Ayurvedic remedies lower LDL(bad cholesterol). Arjuna,Coriander,Garlic, Guggulu and Holy Basil are known to dissolve and free up arteries from LDL. Chocolates, red meat and calorie rich foods should be strictly avoided. Consume a fiber rich diet and drink water infused with coriander regularly for best results.
The buildup of cholesterol can be reduced by several Ayurvedic treatments.
Cholesterol buildup in the coronary arteries leads to the condition known as Hridaya roga (heart disease) in Ayurveda.
Cholesterol reduction means safety from the various cardiovascular diseases, which is the leading cause of death in the world today.
Herbs and Ayurvedic Remedies for Cholesterol
–Alfalfa (Medicago satina) — It helps in clearing arteries congested with cholesterol.
–Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna) — The bark of the arjuna when taken in powder form has beneficial properties. This can dissolve the cholesterol that accumulates in the coronary artery and reduce the possibility of heart attacks.
–Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) — Coriander is a very good diuretic. It makes the kidneys perform their functions of excretion better. Therefore the kidneys flush out the excess cholesterols from the body.
–Garlic (Allium cepa) — Garlic is very beneficial to people with cholesterol problems. Garlic can disintegrate the blood cholesterol and hence free up the arteries.
–Guggulu (Commiphora mukul) — This is a traditional Indian herb which is effective in the Ayurvedic treatment of cholesterol-related heart problems.
–Holy Basil (Ocimum sanctum) — Holy basil has the capacity to dissolve the accumulated cholesterol from the arteries into the person’s bloodstream.
Dietary Treatments for Cholesterol.
Dietary regimes to reduce the buildup of cholesterol in the arteries are as follows:
-Keep a careful watch on the amount of calories you are consuming- Say no to chocolates, ice creams, red meat and all such foods that can increase the calorie count.
-Drinking water infused with coriander every day helps reduce cholesterol in the body.
-Eat fiber-rich foods (especially soluble fiber from foods like beans, oats, barley, fruits, and vegetables).Foods naturally rich in soluble fiber have proven to be particularly good at lowering the bad cholesterol levels.