Treat high blood cholesterol with herbal teas
High blood cholesterol is a serious risk for developing dangerous blood vessel diseases. It can also increase your chances of getting a heart attack.
Here are some useful homemade recipes for treating high blood cholesterol.
вЂў Soak five spoons of ground hemp-agrimony in ВЅ liter of boiling water. Then, leave the tea cool down and add two spoons of ground mint leaf and heat the mixture for three minutes. Then, strain the tea and drink two deciliters every morning and every night.
вЂў Make a mixture of five spoons ground mint, raspberry, strawberry and St JohnвЂ™s wort flower. Soak a spoon of the mixture in two deciliters of boiling water. Then, let the tea cool down and strain. Drink the tea three times a day, before eating.
вЂў Make a mixture of five spoons of each of the following herbs: yarrow, couch grass, buxus colchica and 3 spoons of juniper. Soak a spoon of the mixture in two deciliters of water for one hour. Then, strain the tea and drink at least three cups a day.
вЂў Mix the following herbs: one artichoke leaf, birch, horsetail, centaury, mint, gorse and puzzlegrass. Soak two tablespoons of the mixture in 500 ml of water. Drink the whole tea during the day, a cup of tea before every meal.
Products that can increase your blood cholesterol are: refined sugar, refined flour, fruit juices, dried fruit and excessive alcohol consumption. Specialists say that even one or two drinks a day may increase the triglycerides.
Grapefruit as a cure-recipes:
вЂў Eat grapefruit pulp. Grapefruits contain galacturonic acid, which is powerful in reducing blood cholesterol levels. It is proven that drinking two and a half glasses of grapefruit juice a day, for a longer period of time, will lower the blood cholesterol for 10%.
DonвЂ™t eat meat eight hours before testing your blood cholesterol levels because meat can increase the triglycerides for 20%.