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October 04, 2018 / by Dr. Han

Herbs for High Blood Cholesterol

Herbs that Could Lower the Blood Cholesterol

The modern scientific research proves that the following herbs have the function to lower the blood cholesterol.

  1. Jue Ming Zi: This herb could reduce the serum cholesterol and inhibit atherosclerotic plaque formation. It is lipid-lowering effect is remarkable. Level of cholesterol could decrease to normal by drinking 50g of Jue ming zi tea everyday for one month.

  2. He Shou Wu: This herb can promote bowel movement, reduce cholesterol absorption, and accelerate cholesterol excretion, which play a lower blood lipids and anti-atherosclerosis effects. He Shou Wu pills has the function to tonify Liver and Kidney, nourish essence and blood, and promote bowel movement. Especially suitable for aged patients who have high blood cholesterol accompanied with Liver and Kidney Yin deficiency and chronic constipation.

  3. Ze Xie: It can affect the decomposition of fat, reduce the raw materials for cholesterol synthesis, then lower the blood cholesterol. This herb is effective for the prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis and fatty liver.

  4. Pu Huang: The raw one can inhibit the intestinal absorption of exogenous cholesterol, thus play a role in lowering the blood lipids. Keep taking Pu Huang 30g every day for one to two months has significant cholesterol-lowering effects.

  5. Shan Zha: It could expand blood vessels, lower the blood pressure, lower cholesterol, and increase the role of gastric digestive enzymes. This fruit could boil with water and drink as tea.

  6. Da Huang: This herb could lower blood pressure, cholesterol, and triglyceride. Raw one could promote bowel movement and remove blood stasis. So it is especially for people with high blood cholesterol and constipation which belongs to excess pattern.

  7. Hong Hua: It expands coronary artery, lowers the blood pressure, lowers cholesterol and triglyceride.