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List here are the 6 best Chinese herbs to lower cholesterol

 

Hawthorn

Hawthorn

Hawthorn

Hawthorn contains hawthorn acid, tartaric acid, citric acid and other substances. It can dilate blood vessels, lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol, and increase gastric digestive enzymes. Hawthorn is available as tablets, granules. it is also available in dried raw fruit for herbal tea or decoction.

 

Polygonum multiflorum

Polygonum multiflorum Thunb

Polygonum multiflorum Thunb

Polygonum multiflorum can promote intestinal peristalsis, reduce cholesterol absorption and accelerate the excretion of cholesterol. Hence reduce cholesterol. It has anti-atherosclerosis effect.

Clinical you can used Polygonum multiflorum tablets or granules 2.5 gram each dosage, 3 times per day.

Polygonum multiflorumthe also helps constipation, particularly suits for elderly patient who has chronic constipation and can be diagnosed as Liver and Kidney deficiency in Chinese medicine.

 

Rhubarb root

Rhubarb Dahuang

Rhubarb Dahuang

Rhubarb root can lower blood pressure and cholesterol.

Clinical Rhubarb can be ingested as 0.25 gram per dosage, 4 times a day. Triglycerides may reduce after one month treatment.

As Rhubard has a strong laxative effect, it is particularly suitable for patients with high cholesterol and constipation.

 

Cassia seed

Cassia Seed

Cassia Seed

Cassia seed inhibits serum cholesterol and atherosclerosis plaque formation. Take fried Cassia as herbal tea can gradually lower cholesterol levels close to normal range. Average dosage is 5 to 10 gram per day, for a whole month.

 

Pollen Typhae

Pollen Typhae

Pollen Typhae

Pollen Typhae inhibits intestinal absorption of exogenous cholesterol. Therefore it can reduce lipids in the blood. Note only raw Pollen Typhae is effective in reduce cholesterol (charcoaled Typhae is widely used for excessive menstruation and painful menstruation).

 

Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo biloba

Research discovered that Ginkgo biloba has coronary dilation effect and it is able to lower serum cholesterol. Ginkgo biloba can be purchased from health food shop as tablets. At Almond Wellness Centre we have granule form.