Touch of Nature

Natural Products and their usefulness in our daily life to achieve a healthy mind and body.

Monday, December 08, 2008

Some herbal remedies for heart attack

Following are some herbs which are helpful enough to protect your heart from an attack or even can be used after an attack.

* Ginger has a tonic effect on heart. It lowers down the cholesterol level and inhibits blood platelet collection. Make a fresh ginger infusion using 2 slices of fresh root per cup of water. Take 2 cups on daily basis.
Ginger also helps to prevent atherosclerosis.

* Ginkgo biloba is also great for its action like supplying more blood to the brain, prevents accumulation of blood platelets and controlling angina. Taking 20 drops of tincture three times daily is quite helpful.

* Green Tea is excellent with its antioxidant property. Drinking around 10 cups daily is considered to be helpful for protecting heart from many diseases.

* Capsicum is also good for heart.


Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Multiple health benefits of Pomegranate Juice

Pomegranate juice has become popular in the past few years. Several studies have shown significant possible health benefits from drinking pomegranate juice. Pomegranate juice provides about 16% of an adult’s daily vitamin C. Also it has vitamin A, Vitamin E and folic acid. Studies shown it’s significant effect for preventing heart disease.

Preliminary evidence suggests its effect on reducing cholesterol. Pomegranate juice also acts as an excellent anti-oxidant. Ellagitannins, a compound present in pomegranate is having powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. Researches have found its positive effect on minimizing and protecting cancer especially prostate, skin and breast cancer. Pomegranate juice has also shown its significant result in preventing heart disease and lowering high blood pressure.