Herbal Remedies for High Cholesterol
High cholesterol, also called hyperlipidemia, is an excessive amount of cholesterol circulating in the blood and in body tissues. A high level is defined as a total cholesterol level above 200 mg/dl, or levels of high-density cholesterol is below 35 mg/dl. High levels of cholesterol have been associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Causative factors include stress, a high refined sugar or oil intake, or regular consumption of animal fats.
A diet high in fruits, vegetables and fiber can be helpful in lowering cholesterol. An herbal treatment consists of cholesterol-lowering herbs.
Herbs Used To Treat High Cholesterol
|Alfalfa||cholesterol lowering||capsules, tincture, tea|
|Asafetida||cholesterol lowering||capsules, cooking|
|Green Tea||cholesterol lowering||tea, capsule, tablet|
|Guggulu||cholesterol lowering||tablet, capsule|
|Psyllium Husk||cholesterol lowering||seed husk mixed with water|
Herbs Used To Treat Specific High Cholesterol Related Conditions
|High Cholesterol With Bitter Taste In Mouth||Dandelion||tincture, tea, capsule|