Herbal and herbs of cholesterol in the blood

Each year more than 17 million people worldwide die from diseases associated with atherosclerosis, the cause of which accumulated on the walls of blood vessels cholesterol plaques, blood circulation and functioning of internal organs. To avoid complications of the disease, doctors recommend eating less fatty foods and use of drugs for purifying the vascular bed. But herbs of cholesterol in the blood act on the body is softer and safer, and the cleansing effect is not inferior to expensive pharmaceutical drugs. By systematically applying in his youth, decoctions and tinctures of some plants, which reduce the cholesterol levels in the blood in combination with diet, can reduce the risk of atherosclerotic plaques in blood vessels in the elderly to zero.

Indications for cleaning vessels herbs

Scientists have not fully studied the mechanism of formation of cholesterol plaques on the walls of blood vessels, but it is proven that the basis for their origin is the interaction of several factors, including:

  • improper diet (abuse of fried foods, fast food and food rich in fats of animal origin);
  • bad habits;
  • hypertension;
  • a sedentary lifestyle.

These factors provoke a breach of lipid exchange and increasing the level of cholesterol in the blood. Over time the wrong way of life leads to excessive deposits of cholesterol in blood vessels – atherosclerosis and, consequently, to its complications: stroke, myocardial infarction or ischemic heart disease.

People who are overweight, smokers, hypertensive patients, as well as all men over 45 and women after age 50 definitely need to take regular blood test for cholesterol, and if it is elevated (over 5.2 mmol/l), it is necessary to take urgent measures.

Timely and properly prescribed medication will help stop the development of atherosclerosis, and regular cleaning of the vessels herbs – the best prevention of this insidious disease.

Medicinal plants used for cleaning vessels

Almost all plants found in nature have some or the other useful for the organism properties. Due to the rich content in special substances – flavonoids (rutin, quercetin, eriocitrin, catechin), the following herbs have been successfully used by folk healers for cleansing and strengthening the walls of blood vessels. Among them:

  • red clover;
  • mint;
  • dandelion;
  • St. John's wort.

Frequently cleaning the blood of cholesterol used herbal components which complement each other's action and reinforce it.

Folk healers recommend ginger from cholesterol. Gingerol, contained in the root of this plant, effectively rids the body of toxins, prevents the formation of cholesterol deposits.

Ginger and herbs for cleaning the blood vessels from cholesterol is not get rid of existing atherosclerotic deposits (not do it, and medical drugs), but their use increases the level of metabolism in the body that helps to significantly reduce the cholesterol levels in the blood and prevent further formation of its deposits in the form of plaques.

For lowering cholesterol medicinal plants do not need a doctor's prescription, it can be led by anyone who cares about their health. This is especially true for people at risk. But before you start cleaning vessels herbs, you must still consult a specialist and make sure there are no contraindications to this procedure.

Contraindications for cleaning vessels herbs

Any cleaning of the body (lymph, colon, blood) cannot take place in acute diseases or exacerbation of chronic diseases. General contraindications for blood purification herbs are:

  • renal or hepatic insufficiency;
  • peptic ulcer disease of the gastrointestinal tract;
  • pregnancy;
  • lactation.

There are also the contraindications of each medicinal plants, which will be discussed below.

Preparations for cleansing herbs

Before starting to clean the blood vessels using herbs, you should prepare for this procedure. Ideally, if before it is cleaned the liver or the whole organism.

A week before the cleanse and all the subsequent period of reception of decoctions or infusions of medicinal plants, helps to eliminate cholesterol from the blood vessels, should be excluded from meals fatty, spicy, smoked, pickled food (even better to switch to a vegetarian diet). Undesirable alcohol consumption and Smoking.

Properties of plants and folk recipes for cleansing vessels

Choice medicinal herbs and a recipe to clean the vascular bed must occur with the contraindications and personal preferences of the person: availability of herbs, taste, ease of preparation, ease of admission.

Red clover

Red clover (pratense) – herb recognized as the best "cleaner of blood vessels". Thanks to the bioflavonoids, red clover cleanses the body, normalizes metabolism, improves the condition of the veins, lowers the cholesterol level.Based clover extract produced by such pharmaceutical preparations from atherosclerosis, as "Ateroklefit", "Red clover", "Clean vessels" and lots of herbal teas and fees.

It is easy to cook at home healing remedies for cleaning blood vessels and improve the condition of the body of clover. Here are some effective recipes:

  1. Pour 500 g of boiling water in a thermos and fill it 4 tbsp. tablespoons dried flowers of clover. Let stand overnight, and in the morning take half a Cup of infusion on an empty stomach. Repeat the reception before lunch and dinner.
  2. Alcohol tincture: 1 Cup chopped of fresh flowers pour 2 cups of vodka. Insist at least 10 days, periodically stirring the mixture. You need to take 1 tbsp. spoon 3 times a day before meals.

To cleanse the vessels it is recommended to take an infusion or tincture for clover daily for 2 months.

Long-term use of the drug of clover can negatively affect potency in men and cause menstrual irregularities in women.

Do not use clover to people who have had a heart attack or stroke, suffering from thrombophlebitis, having individual intolerance.

St. John's wort

Another herb used for cleansing the vascular bed from cholesterol plaques – common St. John's wort or perforatum. Contains flavonoid compounds, saponins, rich in vitamins and minerals, volatile. Since ancient times used to treat diseases of the heart and blood vessels, rheumatism, hemorrhoids, inflammation of the female genital organs.

To clean vessels from cholesterol are advised to prepare a tincture with vodka with St. John's wort. For this dried grass (not flowers!) pour vodka in a ratio of 1:7 and insist for two weeks. Take 1 teaspoon (diluted in a little water) 3 times a day for two months.

Brewed tea with St. John's wort (1 teaspoon of dry raw material on 1 glass of boiled water) is an excellent preventive measure not only against atherosclerosis, but also to strengthen the immune system.

The best way to clean the blood vessels from cholesterol is considered to be the walnut oil with St. John's wort. One part of the flowers infused in two parts oil (can use olive) for 3 weeks and used 1 tsp twice a day before meals. Prophylactic course – 4 weeks.

You can't take the drug based on St. John's wort high blood pressure, patients with mental illnesses, survivors of organ transplants (may reject it).

With caution you should take an infusion or tea with St. John's wort women using the contraceptive pill, as it can be reduced their effect. This herb also reduces the effects of antibiotics, antiviral agents, and antidepressants.


Dandelion – not just a pesky weed that delivers a lot of problems to gardeners, but also a great medicinal plant for cleansing the blood of excess cholesterol.

Be aware that herbal teas and tinctures of dandelion should not be taken during acute inflammation of the bile ducts, allergic reactions, diarrhea, gallstones.

For the treatment and prevention of various diseases are all parts of the plant, but especially rich in nutrients, the root is best harvested in late summer or early fall.

Tincture of dandelion root to cleanse blood vessels from cholesterol prepared according to the following recipe:

  1. Finely chop 5 medium size rhizomes.
  2. Mix with the same amount of dandelion leaves.
  3. Raw pour 0.5 liters of vodka in a glass jar.
  4. Remove the composition in a dark place for a week.
  5. A day shake the jar.
  6. At the end of infusion, strain, wring out and put into the fridge.

For the prevention of atherosclerosis drink the infusion three times a day 15 drops before meals for 2 months.


Peppermint leaves, as usual, contain bioflavonoids, a large number of vitamins and minerals. Due to its composition it is used for the treatment and prevention of many diseases, including atherosclerosis, arrhythmia, angina.

It is not recommended mint under reduced pressure, a strong nervous excitation, and hypersensitive. In men, the use of peppermint can reduce libido. Excessive mint (frequent and prolonged use) can lead to disruptions in the menstrual cycle in women.

Mint leaves can be added while cooking various dishes and beverages, for example, to brew mint tea, add to lemonade, and make infusions and decoctions.

To prepare a decoction of mint, you need to take 2 tsp. dry, or 10 large fresh leaves and pour a glass of warm water, boil on a slow fire a quarter of an hour. After cooling, you can take 1/3 Cup before each meal.


Ginger and cholesterol are incompatible concepts, because the regular consumption of ginger root in food or in the form of alcoholic tinctures or tea improves cholesterol metabolism and prevents its absorption into the blood. It also thins the blood, increases blood flow and fights blood clots – these contributed to the development of atherosclerosis and are the main reasons.

Thus,ginger is due to its properties reduces the concentration of cholesterol in blood and prevents its deposition. Eating ginger, even elderly people can do without drugs and to maintain cholesterol level in blood is normal.

Here are some recipes of ginger help to lower the rate of cholesterol:

  1. Ginger tea. Clean the skin with a small piece of the root (3 cm), grate it on a grater and pour 1 liter of boiling water. Insist about an hour, you can squeeze the tea juice of half a lemon and add honey to taste. Make the drink a glass before meals three times a day.
  2. Ginger infused vodka: 400 g peeled root, chop on a grater or a knife and place in a glass quart jar by adding 800 ml of vodka. To put in the closet for insisting on 14 days, occasionally stirring the contents of the can. Take 1 tablespoon three times a day.

Use of ginger is prohibited in people suffering from diseases of the liver, stomach and cholelithiasis. Remember that ginger is a strong allergen and can cause individual intolerance.

Herbal cholesterol

Herbal of cholesterol is based on several complementary action of each plants. Together they have diverse effects on the human body, cleansing the liver, kidneys, the bloodstream of cholesterol. High efficiency in the prevention of atherosclerosis have proven the following fees:

  1. Take 100 g of peppermint leaves, St. John's wort, horsetail. Mix with 80 g cudweed herb swamp, 60 g of dandelion roots and 40 g of berries of viburnum. 20 g of a mixture grind and brew 1 Cup of boiling water. Let stand 40 to 60 minutes and take 1 / 3 Cup before meals each day for a month.
  2. Mix equal proportions of grass immortelle, birch buds, chamomile flowers and yarrow. 1 tablespoon of herb mixture pour a glass of warm water and heat in a water bath for 10 to 15 minutes. Take 100 g before meals three times a day.
  3. A similar recipe is prepared and the herbs of cholesterol, in which the medicinal ingredients are thyme, grass of Rue, and Melissa. Accepted 1 tbsp of broth in the morning, afternoon and evening throughout the month.

The use of multicomponent herbal cholesterol more efficient than a decoction or tincture of only one herb, but the charges have more contraindications and side effects. Start taking them with caution and at the slightest deterioration of health or if you have an allergic reaction to stop treatment.

The cleansing of the blood vessels from cholesterol herbs – an effective prophylactic agent against the development of atherosclerosis.

Herbs can replace medications prescribed by your doctor to treat this disease. Medicinal plants can be used only as adjuvant therapy.

Cleansing the body with the help of popular recipes always require common sense and expert advice, especially in the presence of chronic diseases.