Heart is a muscle with a network of arteries and veins that transports blood from and to the other organs in the body. The proper functioning of the heart nourishes the other organs and tissues in the body, but if the heart starts malfunctioning, that can cause real trouble to the body. Having and maintaining a healthy heart has lots to do with a healthy life style. A proper diet, exercise and relaxation regimen can make sure that your heart is taken care of in a helathy way. There are certain herbs that can provide for and boost the health of the heart.
An intake of fish, fruits, vegetables, garlic, onion, wine and cocoa or dark chocolate consistently can keep the heart healthy and reduce the risk of heart diseases. Whole grains like oatmeal, browm rice and certain cereals with bran is also beneficial for the health of the heart. Nuts such as almonds and walnuts also promote the health of heart. Omega 3 fatty acids are highly beneficial for the heart. Sugary foods and processed foods can eventually lead to heart problems.
Being a rich natural source of vitamin C, gooseberries are good for the prevention of heart diseases. Lemon prevents the accumulation of cholesterol in the blood vessels and so daily use of lemon is also beneficial for the heart. Honey is an excellent home remedy for heart diseases. Having a drink with lemon and honey every day can serve as a good herbal tonic for heart. Beetroot juice is also considered to be a good herbal remedy for heart ailments. Another herbal tonic that promotes the health of the heart and prevents heart diseases is garlic boiled in milk. This drink can be taken on a daily basis as a tonic. Parsley is a herb that helps the heart. A concoction of parsley can be taken as an alternative drink. Fresh grape fruits can boost the health of heart and can prevent heart diseases.
'An apple a day can keep the doctor away'. Apples have heart stimulating properties and are good for the heart. Another effective herbal remedy for heart problems is a mixture of basil leaf juice and honey. A herb that can stimulate the heart and improve blood circulation is hawthorn. A tincture of hawthorn or supplement tablets can be helpful. A herbal tonic that can be made and stored for regular use, is a mix of equal quantities of apple vinegar, ginger juice, garlic juice, lemon juice and honey. This tonic can be stored in the fridge for an year and 2 tablespoons can be taken in daily for a healthy heart. Ginger has properties that strengthen the heart and ginger tea can be relaxing and calming. Cayenne pepper also can be added to your diet to strengthen your heart and improve blood circulation.
It is also important to deal with the factors that can cause heart diseases as we focus on maintaining a healthy heart. Active and passive smoking is dangerous for the heart. Keep yourself away from the habit of smoking and from smokers. Hypertension, diabetes and high cholesterol levels are also potential factors that can affect the health of the heart. Diets rich in saturated fats and sugar is another factor that takes away the heart's health. Excessive consumption of salt is also a risk factor for heart diseases. Stress and obesity can also lead to heart diseases. Irregular and unhealthy sleep patterns and lack of proper exercise can also turn out to be detrimental for the health of the heart. Hereditary heart problems can be a risk factor and people with heredity of heart disease should start caring for the heart much earlier.
Sherlock Danielly is well know for his knowledge in herbal remedies. including herbs for diabetes etc.