Heart is the most important part of the human body though we tend to take it for granted. We have no right to neglect this part of the body that runs
automatically by leading a sedentary life, smoking or eating junk food.
However we can control damage to it by using herbs that help them perform better. We need to take care that our heart has effective circulation. This makes it necessary to take heart-helping herbs that effect free circulation without any obstruction.
A good diet with lots of fruits and vegetables combined with adequate water intake and exercise can help a lot besides herbs that could help the heart.
These herbs that help the heart aid in circulatory problems and help circulation of blood to the extremities of the body like arms, legs, finger and
toes. They also help in improving the health of the blood vessels.
Garlic, Allium sativa is the herb that protects the body from cardiovascular sluggishness. Garlic helps to lower the bad cholesterol in the body, bringing down the triglyceride levels and raises the level of good cholesterol in the body. This herb also helps the heart in reducing the formation of plaque in
the carotid arteries. This herb is also responsible for providing protection against aging, by helping to maintain the blood flow and maintain its pressure with each heart beat.
Valerian is the next herb that helps the heart to keep calm and treat nervous disorders and helps prevent hypertension and hyperacidity. This herb is also
useful for treatment of symptoms like insomnia, tension headache, anxiety and panic attacks.
All parts of the hawthorn plant are useful as this herb acts as an antioxidant and helps relieve atherosclerosis. The extracts of this herb has been found in the long run to dilate all blood vessels and help better blood flow through the body and heart in particular. This herb affects intracellular calcium levels and results in improved cardiac function and lowering of spastic cardiac conditions.
Cayenne is another useful herb like garlic and hawthorn that lowers cholesterol and lessens the blood clotting improving capillary strength and helps improving the arteries, veins and capillaries to regain the elasticity of youth by feeding the cell structure. In general cayenne boosts overall health of the entire cardiovascular system.
To conclude these herbs can help heart to perform better and be healthy and strong.