Herbs that can be used for Cardiovascular diseases

What is Cardiovascular Disease?

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a general term that refers to a group of diseases, whether congenital or acquired, that distresses the heart and blood vessels. Proper functioning of the heart is the reason on which our life completely depends. CVD can affect more than one chamber of the heart and blood vessels. A patient may be symptomatic or remain asymptomatic for the rest of his life. 

CVD includes

  • Heart attack (Myocardial infarction)
  • Angina
  • Heart failure
  • Stroke
  • Hypertension
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Carditis
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Rheumatic heart disease
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Peripheral artery disease
  • Venous thrombosis
  • Thromboembolic disease
  • Aortic aneurysm

Symptoms of CVD

The symptoms of CVD can vary and totally depend on the cause, i.e. type of disease-associated. The table below shows the symptoms of the most common CVDs.

Heart Attack Angina Hypertension Heart Failure Stroke
  • Chest tightness
  • Pain and squeezing sensation in the chest
  • Fatigue
  • Cold sweats 
  • Dyspnea
  • Indigestion and nausea
  • Pain in
    • Chest
    • Neck
    • Arm
    • Jaw
    • Shoulder 
      Back
  • Shortness of breath
  • Squeezing and burning sensation in chest
  • Chest pain
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Nosebleed
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Swollen ankles
  • Abdominal disturbances
  • Coughing

 

  • Severe headache
  • Difficulty in walking
  • Confusion
  • Vision problem
  • Weakness or numbness in the face, legs, or arms.

3 Herbs Recommended for Cardiovascular disease

Borage

Borage

Borage is undoubtedly the world’s most popular herb that addresses the ailments associated with heart and blood vessels. It has a good hypotensive (blood pressure lowering) effect, prevents stroke, reduces cholesterol levels to decrease the chances of developing atherosclerosis, and attenuates the advancement of heart remodeling that usually occurs after a heart attack and congestive heart failure. Take half to a full dropper of Borage Tincture up to 3 times a day in water or tea for a healthy   heart.

Lion's Mane

Lion's Mane

The Lion’s mane mushroom is well-known for grabbing the root cause of the ailment that aids in the progression of the disease. It prevents the oxidation of cholesterol and fairly reduces triglyceride levels in the bloodstream, all the while treating obesity. Treating all these risk factors remarkably diminishes the chances of developing any cardiovascular disease. Take half to a full dropper of Lion’s Mane Mushroom Tincture up to 3 times a day in water or tea for better heart health.

Motherwort

Motherwort

Motherwort is a typical heart tonic that is majorly used to support the treatment of heart failure, tachycardia, irregular heart rhythms, and hypertension. It relaxes the heart muscles to avoid the formation of blood clots that causes a heart attack. Use half to a full dropper of Motherwort Tincture up to 3 times a day in water or tea for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases.

Other Herbal Products for Cardiovascular Disease