Heart Disease is a disease of the Heart.
It is the insufficient functioning of the Heart and the Blood Vessels.
Heart is an important organ that pumps a gallons of Blood to all Body parts.
It supplies the Nutrients, Blood, Oxygen to the Cells, Tissues and the Organs.
If functioning of the Heart, Blood Vessels becomes insufficient, then the other Organs like the Brain and the Kidneys suffer.
If Heart stops working, death occurs within minutes.
Structure of Heart:
Heart is a muscular organ of a size of our clenched fist. The Heart pumps the Blood which is carried out by the Blood Vessels known as Veins and Arteries. Our body has a huge network of these Blood Vessels.
The Heart is divided into four chambers which are...
The Atrium chambers are small and thin walled as compared to Ventricles. The artia receive deoxygenated blood with the help of the Veins and deliver this Blood to the Lungs where oxygen added to the Blood. The Ventricles pump oxygen rich blood into the Arteries, which get circulated to all body parts. The blood carries nutrients, minerals and oxygen. Every cell need oxygen and nutrients to function properly.
The most important function of Heart is that it regulates the Blood Pressure. And this portion is dealt with separately on this portal in High Blood Pressure
The Heart diseases are also known as Cardiovascular Diseases. They are as listed below and are dealt with separately on this portal.
Angina: Chest pain that is caused by restricted Blood supply to the Heart Muscles is termed as Angina.
Arrhythmia: An irregular heart beat is termed as Arrhythmia.
Bradycardia: Abnormally slow Heart beat is known as Bradycardia.
Palpitation :An abnormally rapid Heart beat as a result of some illness is termed as Palpitation.
Paricarditis: An inflammation of the outer membrane in which the Heart is enclosed ( Pericardium ) is known as Paricarditis.
Tachycardia: Normally, the Heart beats 72 times in a minute, if it is more than that and beats very fast it is called as Tachycardia.
Heart Attack: It occurs due to blocked arteries.
Enlarged Heart: It is a result of some other disorder that causes Enlarged Heart.
Atherosclerosis : The deposition of plaque on the walls of the Arteries makes them hard and causes restriction of blood flow. It is known as Atherosclerosis.
Congestive Heart :The excessive accumulation of mucus in the Lungs causes Congestion in the Chest.
Low Blood Pressure: When the Blood Pressure becomes low than the normal readings, it is termed as Low Blood Pressure.
High Pulse Pressure:When the Blood Pressure becomes high than the normal due to any other physical disorder it is known as High Blood Pressure.
The sign of Heart Attack:
a person may feel tightness in the Chest, and the pain may extend to Shoulders, the Neck, Jaw and Back.
Lotus for Heart Disease
Powder the dry Lotus petals. Have a pinch with milk twice a day for 7 days.
Wallflower for Heart diseases
Prepare an infusion of the flowers of Wallflower. Take the infusion twice a day.
Elephantopus Scaber for Heart Diseases
Cut the roots of Elephantopus Scaber in small pieces. Make a decoction of it. Take 2 tsp once a day.
Ginger ( Adrak ) as Hypocholesterolemic
Boil Ginger juice in a mud pot until it becomes half. Drink 30 ml of it once a day.
Withania Somnifera for Heart Diseases
Boil few leaves of Ashwagandha for 10 minutes. Allow it to cool down. Strain and drink the decoction. Consume daily to keep your heart healthy.
Boil the root extract of Withania Somnifera for 5 minutes. Strain and drink the decoction twice daily.
Aristolochia Indica for Heart Diseases
Crush dried leaves of Aristolochia Indica to make powder. Consume 3 g of it two times a day.
Terminalia Chebula ( Harad ) as Cardio Tonic
Consume 1 tsp extract of Terminalia Chebula ( Harad ) with lukewarm water. Have it once a day.
Dates for Heart Disease
Soak 10 g Date Palm overnight. Remove the seeds and mash the pulp in the morning. Have a cup of it.
Bodhi Leaves for Heart Diseases
Take 15-20 leaves. Cut the upper and Lower part of all the leaves. Bring to boil. Prepare a decoction. Have 1/3 glass daily for 15 days.
Cabbage Rose as Cardio Tonic
Crush the petals of Cabbage Rose. Take 1 tsp of it daily.
Sandalwood ( Chandan ) for Heart Pain
Add half tsp Sandalwood ( Chandan ) powder in a cup of water. Drink thrice a day.
Lemon for Heart Diseases
Squeeze half Lemon in a cup of lukewarm water. Add 1 tsp Honey in it. Drink it during bedtime.
Grapefruit ( Chakotra ) for Heart Diseases
Drink 30 ml Grapefruit ( Chakotra ) juice everyday. It is good for Heart.
Garlic ( Lehsun ) for Heart
Garlic is good for heart. Take two cloves every morning on an empty stomach. This remedy reduces the risk of Heart Attack.
Lychee ( Litchi ) for Heart Disease
Lychee is good for Blood pressure and Heart Diseases. Have a glass ful of Lychee juice everday or have Lychee fruit.
Solidago Virgaurea for Heart Diseases
Make plant decoction of Solidago Virgaurea. Drink half cup of it once a day.
Bitter Gourd ( Karela ) for Heart
Consume 20 ml Bitter Gourd ( Karela ) juice thrice a day.
Broccoli for Heart
Include Broccoli leaves in your daily diet either in raw or cooked form.
Butter Tree ( Mahua ) as Cardio Tonic
Take few flowers of Butter Tree ( Mahua ). Make decoction. Drink 20 ml thrice a day.
Brown Rice Soup
Travails of modern life make us a little sick. Genetically engineered food makes us a little more sick. Pollution and pesticides make us more more sick. What to do ? Drink Brown Rice Soup.
Take about 250 gms of Brown Rice. Dry roast the Rice in a pan till they are very dark brown. Take care, do not burn them. Set aside in a glass bowl.
Boil two liters of water. Pour half over the brown rice. Retain the other half in the pan. Wait 5 minutes. Strain the water in a glass jug. Add the same rice to the water in the pan. Simmer on low heat for 5 minutes. Strain the water into the jug. Discard the rice. You now have a jug full of soup. Cool, store in fridge.
Drink one cup a day for one month at least. Repeat at least 3 to 4 times a year.
NOTE 1 : If you are a patient of High Blood Pressure, take the soup on alternative days.
NOTE 2 : Do not eat or drink anything ( other than water ) for half an hour before or after the soup. Can be taken concurrently with Health Soup. Health Soup preparation is given in Immunity Booster. Please do not mix them. Take at least three hours apart.
Recommendation. Take Health Soup in the morning, and Brown Rice Soup in the evening.
NOTE 3 :
If you are not sick or little sick, take little soup. You will not be sick any more. If you are more sick, take more soup.
Do not combine with high protein foods.
NOTE 4 : When the body corrects itself, there may be a reaction. It could be any or all of the following.
Itchy skin, Eczema, Diarrhea.
If you are on medication, or if you already have an Eczema, the reaction may be strong. Bear it. It will go away.
Patients with a head injury may get a headache. This is a good reaction, one you should want.
If a patient has eye disease, he may develop temporary blurred vision or itching around eyes. But, subsequently the eyesight will get better.
Body temperature may fall.
Cranberry for Atherosclerosis
Cranberry has the capability to remove the plaque from the walls of the Blood Vessels. It enhances the Blood Flow and protect the body from Cardiovascular Disorders. It increases the volume of good cholesterol and reduces the levels of bad cholesterol in the body.
Drink one glass of fresh Cranberry juice daily.
Goji Berry ( Kad Mool ) for Hert Diseases
Consuming 30 ml juice of Goji Berry ( Kad Mool ) is helpful in to improve the circulatory system of the body. It is useful for treating Heart Diseases.
Sea Buckthorn for Heart Disease
Consume 10 mg of Sea Buckthorn extract daily thrice a day. The extract from fruit pulp and leaves contain flavonoids that improve your cardiac functions.
Heerak Bhasma for Heart Diseases
Heerak Bhasma ( Diamond Ash ) is a good herbal treatment for Heart Diseases. It tones the Heart muscles and enhances the functions of the Heart.
Take 10 mg of Heerak Bhasma once in a day. One can also add 1 teaspoon of Honey in it.
Mustard Seed Oil for Heart Diseases
Mustard oil is rich in Omega 3 and Mega 6. It promotes a good Heart health and regulates a balance of Cholesterol in the Body.
Use Mustard seed oil for cooking.
Rosehip for Cholesterol
Rosehip reduces the stress in the blood streams and prevent the risk of Heart Attack. It reduces the high levels of Cholesterol in the bloodstreams. It also reduces the risk of Cardiovascular diseases.
Have a cup of Rosehip tea every day.
Rooibos for High Cholesterol
Rooibos improves the blood circulation in the blood streams. It aids the production of good cholesterol in the body. It reduces the risk of formation of plaque on the walls of Arteries. This prevents the risk of Cardiovascular diseases like Atherosclerosis, Heart Stokes and Heart Attacks.
Have a cup of Rooibos every day.
Arjuna for Heart Disease
Make a decoction of the bark. Add some bark to milk and boil for 5 minutes. Take it every morning.
OR : Take one teaspoon bark powder with one glass milk twice a day.
OR : Grind the bark. Take 2 pinches powder and mix in one teaspoon Honey. Have it with milk for 15 days.
OR : boil one teaspoon powder in ordinary tea. Take it once a day.
OR : Put one teaspoon bark powder in one cup water. Add half cup milk. Boil till milk remains. Add 2 teaspoon Loaf Sugar. Have it every morning.
Black Nightshade for Heart Disease
Take 15 Black Nightshade shoots and leaves. Boil. Eat once a day.
Apple ( Seb ) for Heart Disease
Take two Apples. Wash and cut them into small pieces. Pour half liter boiled water on them. Keep them for 2 hours. Crush the pieces with the help of a tablespoon. Add sugar according to your taste. Cool. Drink half cup daily.
Tamarind ( Imli ) for Heart Diseases
Take ripe Tamarind with sugar candy.
Olive Oil ( Jaitun ka Tel ) for Heart Diseases
Use Olive Oil while cooking food.
Honey ( Shehad ) for Heart Diseases
Take 1 tsp Honey daily.
Herbal Treatment For Heart Disease 1
Mix the juice of fresh Alfalfa leaves with Carrot juice. Take twice a day.
Herbal Treatment For Heart Disease 2
Take equal quantity of Arjuna bark and Caryota Urens. Grind. Have a teaspoon powder with one glass milk once a day.
Herbal Treatment For Tachycardia 1
Take one teaspoon Arjuna bark powder with one cup Tomato juice once a day.
It normalizes the heartbeat.
Herbal Treatment For Heart Disease 3
Take one teaspoon each : Arjuna bark powder and Wheat flour. Cook in one glass milk. Add 2 teaspoon Honey and take once a day.
Herbal Treatment For Tachycardia 2
Take one tablespoon Wheat flour. Fry in one tablespoon Clarified butter ( Ghee made from cow's milk ). Add half teaspoon Arjuna bark powder and sugar according to taste. Add water and cook to make a gooey desert. In India this is called 'halva'. Have it every morning.
Herbal Treatment For Heart Disease 4
Take the following herbs :
Oregano ( Santra in India ) 2 tablespoons
Turmeric ( Haldi in India ) 2 tablespoons
Garlic ( Lehsun in India ) Crushed 2 tablespoons
Clove ( Laung in India ) Powdered 1 tablespoon
Cayenne ( Lal Mirch in India ) Powdered 2 tablespoons
Ginger ( Adrak in India ) Crushed 1 tablespoon
Put all in a blender together. Blend. Have one teaspoon with water once a day.
Herbal Treatment For Heart Disease 5
Add a teaspoon of dried Hawthorn ( Nagaphani ) and Motherwort in one cup of water. Infuse for 10 minutes. Drink Regularly for good results.
Herbal Treatment For Heart Disease 7
Parthenolide present in Bay Leaf improves blood circulation to the Heart. Bay leaf helps in proper functioning of the Heart and prevents Cardiovascular Diseases.
Add 3 to 4 grams of Bay Leaves and Rose flowers in 300 ml water. Boil it till it remains 75 ml. Strain well. Drink two times a day.
Herbal Treatment For Heart Disease 8
Blend the leaves of Kale with 1 teaspoon of Flax seeds powder. Drink this juice thrice a week.
Herbal Treatment For Heart Disease 9
Grind Kale leaves with 1 teaspoon powder of Chia seeds. Drink this juice two or three times a week.
Herbal Treatment For Heart Disease 6
Mix Withania Somnifera( Ashwagandha ) root powder and Terminalia Bellirica( Baheda ) powder in equal proportion. Consume 1 teaspoon of this mixture with Jaggery daily. It will provide relief from Chest Pain.
Herbal Treatment For Heart Disease 10
Take 15 ml of Sesame oil. Add 2 drops of Marjoram and Lavender oil. Massage the chest with these oils for 10 min.
Then, take 2 min break.
Now, again take 15 ml Sesame oil. Add 2 drops of Peppermint, Cinnamon and Rosemary oils. Massage the chest for 10 min with the mixture of Oils.
It enhances the muscles of the Heart.
OR : You may also do Aroma Therapy with these oils. It helps to increase the functioning of the Heart.