4 Little Known Herbs That Help Protect Your Heart

by DailyHealthPost Editorial

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Worried about your risk of stroke or heart attack? Maybe you have high cholesterol?

In addition to medicine prescribed by doctors, plenty of exercise, and a balanced diet of heart-healthy foods, natural remedies that promote heart health are an important part of clearing out clogged veins and arteries.

Let’s look at the 4 best herbs that promote free flowing blood and heart health.

1. Garlic

Garlic is, by far, the most popular natural herbal remedy for heart health. Using garlic for medical purposes became popular in ancient Egypt.

There, ancient doctors used garlic to treat hundreds of conditions.  Even today, garlic remains one of the most popular go-to home remedies for every ailment under the sun.

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It’s not just a tall tale or ancient medical folklore, the medical power of garlic is substantiated by research that proves it can clear your arteries and help treat coronary heart disease.

A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition investigated the hypolipidemic action of garlic oils, determining that garlic decreases serum cholesterol levels, triglycerides, and low density lipoprotein.

The result? Participants who ate more garlic, saw cholesterol levels go down and blood pressure improve.

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