Heart problems and high cholesterol levels are a very common issue these days, affecting millions worldwide. The solution to this problem, according to conventional medicine, can be found in drugs and pills which most often than not bring about more unwanted side-effects and problems. However, if you turn to alternative medicine and its remedies you’ll find a much more effective solution to your problems, a natural one that will only treat the cause without having any undesired side-effects.
For high cholesterol levels and cardiovascular problems, the best natural remedy is basil. Basil will lower your cholesterol levels and prevent them from increasing ever again.
Basil has many medicinal properties and has a number of health benefits. The herb is native to warm, tropical climates and according to experts there are over 60 different types of basil divided into three major groups: bush basil, sweet basil and purple basil.
Basil can easily be grown at home you just need to follow a few simple tips and instructions. When you see the bud heads appearing snip them at the base and also cut the leafs at the base when new branches appear. If you want to take advantage of all the health benefits of basil you need to consume it fresh. Its pungent aroma and pleasant smell makes it an excellent addition to almost every dish. Basil is rich in phytonutrients and vitamin K which cleanse your arteries from plaque build up and lower the LDL cholesterol levels.
Here are the three most important benefits from fresh basil:
This amazing aromatic herb is abundant in antioxidants which fight free radicals in your body and prevent the damage they can do.
Basil also has antibiotic properties which act against the bad bacteria. Prepare a mixture of basil and garlic and consume it for best results.
- Arterial plaque clean up
Basil will clean your blood vessels from plaque build up and lower your cholesterol levels. It also has a beneficial effect against many other conditions like headaches, diarrhea, constipation, kidney problems and coughs and colds.