A plant with a medicinal effect. It includes saponins. Saponins are substances that destroy circulating protein-fat complexes that promote the formation and deposition of atheromatous plaques in the walls of blood vessels and capillaries. The most significant part in this plant is given to its rhizomes. Rhizome infusion contributes to the improvement of ion-metabolic processes, the purification of the vascular bed, especially with atherosclerosis.
Also, Caucasian dioscorea reduces the level of blood pressure, reduces the heart rate. Also, this plant is used in the pharmaceutical industry for the manufacture of choleretic drugs. Recipe. In order to prepare a solution of Caucasian Dioscorea, you need to take 7 tablespoons of the plant and pour it with 1 liter of vodka. The resulting composition must be set aside in a dark place and let it brew for a week. It is necessary to take 3 times a day, adding to tea.
Dioscorea Caucasian is sold in pharmacies
The infusion is indicated for elevated cholesterol, migraine, insomnia and pathologies of the cardiovascular system. The drug is not recommended for use during pregnancy, during breastfeeding, with rhythm and conduction disturbances, especially with a low heart rate (bradycardia), arterial hypotension.
From the grass of the Caucasian dioscorea, you can prepare a herbal collection. The plant blooms in late May, and it must be collected in September. Recipe. To 300 ml of boiling water, which is better to pour in a dark container that closes, you need to add 2 parts of the roots for 10 minutes. Then add a little bit of hawthorn, sage and sweet clover about 10 mg. Leave the fee for the night. Strain through gauze and take 2-3 times a day for 1 tablespoon.
Dioscorea should be put in first place on this list. This is one of the most effective plants in terms of lowering cholesterol. About 30 years ago, it was used for the production of a drug – Polispanin. Then this medicine was discontinued, but the raw materials of this herb can be found in some pharmacies.
The rhizomes of this plant must be well chopped and take such a powder, in the amount of one teaspoon, after mixing it with a teaspoon of honey. Take this remedy after eating, 4 times a day, 10 days. Then it is recommended to take a five-day break, and then resume the course. The course of treatment lasts a long time, about four months.
Fragrant Kallizia or Golden Mustache is a houseplant that is used to treat pathological conditions of the endocrine system, cardiovascular system and metabolic metabolic disorders. The plant contains flavonoids, which beneficially affect cholesterol synthesis, slowing it down. It has antimicrobial, regenerative, analgesic, anti-inflammatory effect.
In addition, it improves the functioning of the immune system, liver and biliary tract, and also increases stress resistance and the level of physical capabilities. Recipe. In order to prepare the infusion, you need to take the leaves of the plant, finely chop them with a knife, and then pour boiling water. Then insist the liquid must be within 24 hours. Take 1 tablespoon three times a day half an hour after a meal.
Important! The level of lipoproteins and blood sugar is reduced.
When applying recipes for treatment from the Golden Mustache, you must follow a specific diet. Exclude salt, dairy, alcohol, soda, canned drinks and flour products from the diet. Contraindicated in allergic reactions to the plant, with gestosis and during lactation, as well as children under 15 years of age.
Sophora japonica is a bean plant. It is used to lower cholesterol in combination with white mistletoe. Tincture helps to reduce blood pressure, restore blood circulation in the vessels of the human body and improve the skin and its appendages (nails, hair).
Collecting is necessary by the end of June. Before drying, be sure to clean the buds of debris. Dry at temperatures up to 30 ° C.
Recipe. It is necessary in the same ratio (100 g) to take white mistletoe and Japanese sophora and pour a liter of vodka. Insist for 3 weeks in a very dark, cool place. Use three times a day for 15 minutes before a meal of 10 ml. Contraindicated for persons driving vehicles, children under 3 years of age, with pathologies of the liver and urinary system, as well as during pregnancy and the period of breastfeeding.
Sophora Japanese is not used during pregnancy
The fruits of Japanese Sophora are most effective in combating cholesterol in combination with mistletoe white. Take the mistletoe grass and the fruits of Sophora, one hundred grams of each ingredient. Place them in a container and fill with vodka, in an amount of 1 liter. For three weeks, insist this mixture in a place where sunlight does not penetrate.
A plant that has healing properties and is used to treat pathologies of the cardiovascular system. Its composition includes flavonoids and multivitamin complexes. Inflorescences and flowers are used to create infusions that are used for high cholesterol.
Recipe. The flowers must be poured with boiling water and let it brew for 15-25 minutes. Take 20 ml 4 times a day 20 minutes before meals. In addition, you can make tea from hawthorn. It is necessary to pour one chopped spoon of hawthorn with boiling water. Take twice a day on an empty stomach. Contraindicated in patients with low blood pressure, gastric and duodenal ulcer, children under 13 years of age, during pregnancy and lactation. It is not recommended for persons with arrhythmias and strokes.
For the preparation of medicinal infusions, the flowers of this plant are used. Take 2 tablespoons of flowers and insist for 20 minutes, pouring them with a glass of boiling water first. Take this tincture before meals, 4 times a day, in the amount of one tablespoon.
alfalfa (Medicago sativa)
The composition of this herb includes nutrients and antioxidant complexes. The plant is used for visual impairment, gout, diabetes mellitus, digestive tract pathologies, heartburn, and diseases of the urinary system. Alfalfa juice is used to reduce the level of bad cholesterol. To normalize biochemical cholesterol parameters, it is necessary to take 30-20 ml of alfalfa juice three times a day for 25 days.
Important! Alfalfa juice stimulates lactation, so that it can be used during breastfeeding. Use in autoimmune diseases, peptic ulcer and disorders of the adrenal cortex is contraindicated.
To normalize the level of cholesterol in the blood, the juice of this plant is used. The leaves are sheared from alfalfa, squeezed juice and drink it fresh. You can even eat fresh leaves. The course of treatment is one month: take juice at once in 2 tablespoons three times a day. Sowing alfalfa contains a lot of vitamins and minerals. Such a tool will also help to improve the condition of hair, nails, improve the condition of arthritis, osteoporosis.
This plant helps in the fight against various ailments and can be used in various ways. Decoctions are prepared from dandelion leaves, they are added to salads. In order to bring the level of cholesterol contained in the blood to normal, use the rhizome of the plant. It is dried, triturated and taken in this form, washed down with water. Half an hour before eating, eat a teaspoon of such a powder. The course lasts six months.
For medicinal collections and infusions, rhizomes, leaves and dandelion inflorescences are used. To reduce cholesterol levels, it is recommended to use rhizomes. In the spring, after the dandelions turned into airy white balls, it is necessary to begin training. After this, the roots, leaves and inflorescences are dried. Rhizomes are crushed into a powder form. The intake of powder 5-10 g must be carried out 30 minutes before a meal, washed down with water.
You can add dandelion root to tea. Dandelion has an expectorant, diuretic, soothing effect. It is also recommended to take it with colic in the intestine, because it has antispasmodic properties. Herbal preparations of dandelion are contraindicated for diseases of the stomach, diarrhea, enteritis, pregnancy, and the period of breastfeeding.
Flax seeds have an enveloping effect, and also contribute to the disposal of excess cholesterol from the walls of blood vessels. It is a homeopathic remedy that reduces the “bad” cholesterol. Seeds can be used as food (they look like seeds and taste good). You can also make decoctions and infusions from them.
Flax seed is contraindicated in pathologies of the gastrointestinal tract, especially in inflammatory processes in the intestine, esophagus
Auxiliary herbs for cholesterol
What herbs lower blood cholesterol? Below is a list of the most effective herbs that help fight cholesterol.
- Plantain seeds, which are often used as a laxative, can help lower bad cholesterol levels. The soluble pectin present in the composition makes it possible to prevent the reabsorption of bile in the body.
- Artichoke, which normalizes the content of compounds that cause atherosclerosis, will help to quickly reduce the level of organic compounds and restore good health.
- Evening primrose oil contains a large amount of fatty acid, which is necessary for any living organism. Primrose will quickly lower cholesterol and improve the functioning of the cardiovascular system.
- Milk thistle that removes bad cholesterol from the body and normalizes the level of good organic compounds. Grass quickly lowers the rate of organic compounds.
- Black elderberry, growing in our latitudes, effectively copes with the task of lowering cholesterol. For the preparation of infusions, elderberry root or plant flowers should be used.
- Aspenberry (inoter) is a two-year-old that will help not only normalize cholesterol metabolism, but also improve well-being and eliminate the effects of stress.
Herbal decoctions are the best and absolutely safe cleansing of the body.
After completing a full course of herbal therapy, triglycerides drop by 20%
Using dill, you can reduce the rate of organic compounds. For the preparation of tinctures, dill seeds should be used. 150 g of seeds must be crushed and mixed with 30 g of crushed valerian root, 200 ml of honey. The resulting mass is poured with boiling water and infused for 3 days.
Therapy lasts at least 7 weeks. The liquid composition is recommended to drink every 3-4 hours on an empty stomach. The composition of the tincture can include 15 g of hawthorn, motherwort, turmeric and saffron, marsh calamus root.
Detonic – a unique medicine that helps fight hypertension at all stages of its development.
The complex effect of plant components of the drug Detonic on the walls of blood vessels and the autonomic nervous system contribute to a rapid decrease in blood pressure. In addition, this drug prevents the development of atherosclerosis, thanks to the unique components that are involved in the synthesis of lecithin, an amino acid that regulates cholesterol metabolism and prevents the formation of atherosclerotic plaques.
Detonic not addictive and withdrawal syndrome, since all components of the product are natural.
Detailed information about Detonic is located on the manufacturer’s page.
Milk thistle seeds contribute to the normalization of cholesterol metabolism and cleanse the body of harmful substances. We pour 150 g of milk thistle seeds into an enameled container and pour 1000 ml of vodka. We insist for at least 14 days in a cool place. Take the prepared liquid 3 times a day for 1 tbsp. l at a time. After completing the full course of therapy, the level of triglycerides drops by 20%. Such treatment is not suitable for people who drive a vehicle.
To cleanse the vascular system, you can use licorice root. The root of this plant helps to remove bad cholesterol from the body, and normalize the level of good. To prepare the broth, you will need to prepare several art. l chopped licorice root.
The dry composition is filled with 800 ml of boiling water. Infuse the drink for 2-3 hours and filter. A decoction must be taken 80-100 ml before each meal. The recommended duration of therapy is 21-30 days. Taking a break of 30 days, you can repeat the course.
The composition of calendula contains flavonoids and carotenoids, which help to combat the appearance of atherosclerotic plaques and help strengthen blood vessels and cleanse them of harmful substances. It is best to harvest calendula yourself.
To do this, you need to dry the collected inflorescences in a well-ventilated room. From inflorescences, you can prepare decoctions and tinctures, which should be taken in 50 ml every day for 60 days. If desired, inflorescences of marigolds can be purchased at any pharmacy network.
Plantain has an anti-inflammatory effect. It perfectly cleans blood vessels, normalizes the lipid process and assists in the fight against liver diseases. Psyllium seeds (40 g) pour 500 ml of boiling water and insist 4 hours. After this, you can strain the drink and take it in 15 ml before each meal for 90 days. After a 30-day break, you can repeat the treatment and clean the vessels again.
Tansy helps lower blood cholesterol and has a diuretic and choleretic effect on the human body. Treatment of tansy for high cholesterol should be agreed with your doctor. To prepare a healing broth, you can use any part of the plant, namely foliage, flowers, stems and roots.
It will take 50 g of dried plant, which is recommended to grind and pour 1200 ml of boiling water. We insist the drink for several days and after filtering we use it in the morning immediately after waking up, 1 glass at a time. Tansy is a very good and effective tool for cleaning vessels.
Proper nutrition for hypercholesterolemia is the key to successful treatment
It is best to make kvass from the yellice, which will help normalize cholesterol levels in the body and improve well-being. In a linen bag, pour 60 g of dried jaundice. We lower the bag into a container with hot water (4 l), in which a glass of sugar and a few tablespoons of sour cream are diluted.
It is very important that the bag is completely immersed in water. Kvass is infused for 14-18 days in a dark and cool place. Drinking a drink is recommended several times a day, 120 ml at a time for 30-60 days. Each time, the part of the liquid that is drunk is added to the container.
To reduce the rate of organic compounds, you can use a variety of alternative methods that lower cholesterol, but do not forget how important it is to adhere to a special diet and exercise.
- Plantain, in particular, its seeds, has long been used as a laxative. However, its useful properties are not only in this. It contains soluble pectin, which prevents the reabsorption of bile in the body.
- Artichoke is used as an extract as a means of normalizing the content of triglycerides (compounds that cause atherosclerosis).
- Evening primrose, namely, oil from this plant, is a container of fatty acids that our body needs. They not only lower cholesterol, but also improve cardiac function and perform a regulatory function.
- Milk thistle has a directed action – it removes bad cholesterol from the body and normalizes the level of good.
- Black elderberry – a commonly available remedy, grows in our latitudes. Most often, in order to lower cholesterol, elderberry roots are used, they act most effectively. However, the flowers of this plant and fruits that can be bought at pharmacies are also used.
- Inothera, or oslinnik – two-year-old plant. Despite the fact that the range of beneficial effects of this plant is quite wide and it is actively used abroad, in our country it has not received much distribution.
A plant with a large number of positive properties. It includes beta-glucan. This substance is able to remove excess cholesterol from the body and normalize cholesterol metabolism. In addition, it contains vitamin and mineral complexes that help fight obesity, eliminate fatigue and insomnia, help fight depression and get rid of addictions such as smoking and alcohol.
But it is contraindicated in violation of phosphorus metabolism, especially in childhood (since bone growth slows down or disappears completely). Oat is contraindicated in chronic heart failure, cholecystitis, cirrhosis, allergies, liver and renal decompensated failure. Recipe. Rinse 100 g of grains in warm water. Pour in one liter of water. Insist for 60 minutes. Take 150 ml an hour before meals.
In addition to using herbal preparations, it is necessary to use herbs and other types of vegetables to lower cholesterol. Salad, zucchini, cabbage are rich in plant fiber, which helps to lower cholesterol and normalize metabolic processes. The appointment and use of herbal preparations as therapeutic and preventive measures to lower cholesterol is itself prohibited.
Only after consulting a specialist will it be possible, with his permission, to use one or another herbal collection to combat high cholesterol. When choosing a treatment yourself, you may not know all the intricacies of your body, in which certain chronic diseases may be present. With independent treatment, you can not only harm your body, but also lead to the development of exacerbation of chronic diseases with the addition of complications.
Significantly reduce blood cholesterol by 15%, you can, replacing black tea or coffee with high-quality green tea. It is necessary to brew it not strong and do not use packaged tea. The beneficial effect of this drink on the body is explained by the content of flavonoids in it, which provide strengthening of blood vessels and capillaries.