20 HOME REMEDIES FOR REDUCING HIGH CHOLESTEROL

4. Coriander Seeds

Scientists have confirmed that coriander has the ability to decrease your total cholesterol  and triglycerides. Coriander seeds have potent hypoglycemic effects, meaning they are also great for diabetics.

Combine a cup of water and 2 teaspoons of coriander seed powder. Boil the mixture for a few seconds, and strain. You can add some milk, sugar, and cardamom to taste. For optimal results drink it twice a day.

5. Apple Cider Vinegar

According to some experts, apple cider vinegar lowers triglyceride and total cholesterol levels. It is quite effective in the treatment of many ailments. Stir a teaspoon of organic apple cider vinegar in a glass of water and drink it 2 – 3 times a day. For optimal results, drink this mixture for a month.

  • If you don’t like the taste of this drink, you can always add some fresh orange, grape, apple juice or whatever you may prefer.

6. Honey

Honey is packed with many minerals and vitamins which make it an amazing cholesterol buster. Moreover, its antioxidants prevent the cholesterol from moving out of the blood and it also prevents its absorption into the lining of the blood vessels.

  • Stir a teaspoon of honey into a cup of hot water. Optionally, you can add a teaspoon of lemon juice or 10 drops of apple cider vinegar. Always drink it in the morning. This will help you reduce the excess fat in your body and maintain normal cholesterol level.
  • Alternatively, you can combine a teaspoon of ground cinnamon and a cup of boiling water. Cover and leave it for half an hour. Strain and add a teaspoon of honey to the concoction. Drink it half an hour before you eat or drink anything.

7. Garlic

Thanks to its high nutritional value and unique taste, garlic has become a kitchen staple. It not only adds a great flavor to your dishes, but it is also extremely efficient in the treatment of many diseases.

Garlic has potent anti-clotting properties and together with its sulfur contents, garlic regulates cholesterol levels and reduces the formation of plaque in blood vessels and prevents any clotting that may cause heart stroke. Eat 2 – 4 cloves of garlic every day.

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