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What are different herbs for Arteriosclerosis?

– Arteriosclerosis is a condition that leads to the hardening of the arteries.
– This causes heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and problems with circulation in the limbs.
– Supplementation with folic acid, B12 and B6, CoO10, selenium, omega 3 oils and antioxidants would cut the risk of Arteriosclerosis.

This condition occurs due to :
– Oxidative damage to the lining of the arteries
– Infiltration with fat-filled cells
– Formation of plaques and clots

– Smoking
– Blood sugar disorders
– Obesity
– An excess of “bad” cholesterol or LDL
– High homocysteine levels
– Diet high in refined carbohydrates and trans fatty acids
– Chronic viral or bacterial infection

– Toning the heart
– Reducing cholesterol
– Preventing blood cell clumping
– Clot formation


1. Arjuna—Terminalia arjuna
– This is a main Ayurvedic heart tonic.
– It normalizes the heart’s rhythm, improves blood flow in coronary arteries, reduces cholesterol and is an antibacterial.
– It also improves symptoms of congestive heart failure and reduces angina pain.

2. Bromelain—Pineapple/Ananas comosus
– This is a proteolytic enzyme that is derived from the stem of the pineapple plant.
– It reduces blood platelet “stickiness” and subsequent clot formation.
– It also decreases the inflammatory response to artery injury or irritation.

3. Cayenne—Capsicum frutescens
– This is known to stimulate the blood flow, lowering cholesterol and may affect arteriosclerosis.
– It reduces risk of blood clotting and increases the heart output.
– It also increases capillary resistance and strengthens blood vessels in the limbs.
– It improves peripheral circulation and warms the hands and feet.

4. Curcamin—Turmeric/Curcuma longa
– This is a herb that has an antioxidant power that is eight times more potent than Vitamin E.
– It prevents damage to blood vessel walls to prevent onset of arteriosclerosis.
– It also improves blood flow in arteries, while strengthening blood vessels.
– It thereby significantly reduces cholesterol, serum lipids, and blood clot formation.

5. Garlic -Allium sativa
– Garlic use has reduced the size of arterial plaque by 20%.
– It blocks the formation of new plaque.
– It lowers cholesterol and triglycerides (by 10-20%), lowers LDL and raises HDL cholesterol.
– It also prevents oxidation and thus damage to arteries.
– It acts as a natural anti-coagulant and helps dissolve potential clots (fibrinolysis).

6. Ginger—Zingiber officinale
– Ginger thins the blood, decreases platelet aggregation and lowers cholesterol.
– It also decreases blood pressure and reduces hardening of the arteries.
– It acts as an antioxidant.
– It contains potent proteolytic enzymes that prevent clots.

7. Ginkgo—Ginkgo biloba
– This increases microcirculation to all parts of the body, heart, limbs and brain.
– It shows blood-thinning activity, inhibits clot formation and inflammation.
– It acts as an antioxidant; strengthens, tones arteries and improves their elasticity.

8. Grape Seed Extract—Vitis vinifera
– This extract has an antioxidant power 20 times that of vitamin C and 50 times vitamin E.
– It prevents arteriosclerosis and improves circulation in arteries, veins.
– It lowers cholesterol and shrinks existing deposits in arteries.
– It reduces blood cell agglutination, prevents clots, heart attack and stroke.
– The component Proanthocyanidins (OPCs) strengthens vessel walls and capillaries.

9. Guggul—Commiphora gulgul
– It prevents arteriosclerosis, while reducing existing plaque in arteries.
– It lowers cholesterol and triglycerides and has showed that the total cholesterol lowered up to 30% in 3 months, raising HDL and lowering LDL.

10. Hawthorn—Crataegus oxycantha
– Traditionally this is used over a long term to remove arteriosclerotic deposits.
– It has an essential cardio tonic that strengthens the heart muscle (myocardium).
– It prevents cardiovascular disease by dilating the coronary vessels.
– It improves blood and oxygen to the heart, coronary arteries and tissues.
– Strengthens contraction of the heart muscles, regulates blood pressure.

11. Shlitake—Lentinus edodes
– This acts as a protective antioxidant.
– It inhibits the formation of arteriosclerotic plaque.
– It helps to prevent cardiovascular disease, stroke and diabetes.
– It lowers cholesterol up to 15%, prevents clots and regulates blood sugar.

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