Your Heart and Ayurvedic Herbs

Take Good Care of your Heart by Using Ayurvedic Herbs

By Shankar.

Your cardiovascular system is the most vital system in our body and as such, any disease related to it is life-threatening. The best of the best remedy is to prevent it from happening. Poor lifestyle is the major cause for all heart-related problems. You should take care of your heart by leading a healthy lifestyle. Fortunately this is something most of us can do and for many of us we should be doing some of these things anyway.

  • Have a well balanced diet
  • Avoid fatty and fried foods
  • Have a brisk walk for about 30 minutes to one hour
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Avoid alcohol and smoking
  • Have a moderate amount of nuts like cashew, almonds, and walnuts
  • Include garlic and onions in your daily food preparation

There are some Ayurvedic herbs that can take care of your heart problems. Regular use of these natural herbs can decrease the cardiovascular diseases and increase the quality of your heart and your life.

Terminalia Arjuna: It is used as cardio tonic. It provides nutrition to the cardio muscles and strengthens them. It reduces the abnormal rhythm of heart. It also reduces the chances of blood clotting.

Ashwagandha: This is a rejuvenating herb for overall health. It enhances vitality and longevity. It is traditionally used for calming the mind and giving strength to the body. It is beneficial for the people who do more physical work. This herb helps them to relax from physical stress. It gives physical energy, especially for the heart.

Garlic: This is a natural medicine for reducing high blood pressure and high cholesterol level. Garlic takes good care of your heart, if eaten regularly.

Hawthorn berries: It is considered as one of the most effective herbal heart tonics. Studies have proved hawthorn’s benefits for the cardiovascular system. It also helps in reducing high blood pressure.

Valerian root: It is considered as herbal sedative for treating insomnia, stress, anxiety, and tension. It is a tonic that is effective for the heart. It is also used in combination with hawthorn.

Guduchi: Ayurveda recognizes this herb as a cardiac tonic. It helps in strengthening the heart. It purifies blood and expels the toxins.

Brahmi: Ayurveda has been using this herb for several years for treating nervous disorders and many other ailments. This is used as the main Ayurvedic nerve and cardiac tonic.

Celery seeds: It relaxes the blood vessels and allows free flow of blood. It normalizes the rhythm of the heart. It is used as a cardiovascular tonic.

You can use these Ayurvedic herbs along with the medicines you take for reducing cholesterol and other cardiovascular system problems. However, it would be better if you consult an Ayurvedic practitioner, to find out the exact doses of any of these natural medicines to be used.

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