Herbal Remedies for Heart Problems
Our heart is a hollow cone shaped muscle which is located between our lungs and behind the sternum. The Heart acts as a pump in our circulatory system to provide the continuous circulation of our blood through the whole body. This circulation involves both pulmonary circulation as well as systemic circulation. A Systemic circulation involves circulation to and from the body while pulmonary circulation is the circulation of the blood to and from the lungs.
Common Heart Problems
1. Coronary Heart Disease
It is often mistaken for indigestion or heartburn. Angina is the most common symptom of this disease. Angina or chest pain is the painful feeling in the chest and it may also be felt in our shoulders, neck, throat, arms, jaw and back.
2. Heart Attack
Symptoms of heart attack typically last for at least 30 minutes or longer. Some people may have a heart attack without having any symptoms and this heart attack is known as silent myocardial infarction. It occurs more often in person suffering from diabetes.
3. Congested Heart Failure
Congestive heart failure occurs when our ventricles cannot pump enough blood that is required for normal functioning of the heart. The fluid builds up in the legs, ankles, feet, arms, lungs and other organs and our body become congested and hence the term congested heart failure is used.
Ayurveda and Heart Problems
In Ayurveda, heart diseases are collectively known as "Hridaya roga". Heart diseases are of three types according to Ayurveda, depending upon the doshic cause of the body.
1. Vataka Hridaya Roga
This type of Hridaya roga is caused by the vitiation of Vata dosha. It is characterized by acute pains that are not localized at a particular point.
2. Paittika Hridaya Roga
This type of Hridaya roga is caused by the vitiation of Pitta dosha. It is characterized by a burning sensation in the chest.
3. Kaphaja hridaya Roga
This type of Hridaya roga is caused by the vitiation of Kapha dosha. It is characterized by mild pain in the chest accompanied by coughing.
Is There Any Ayurvedic Treatment For Heart Problems?
The treatment of heart disease depends on the type and cause of that particular problem. In general, there are so many factors that help to maintain a healthy heart. Healthy balanced diet provides essential nutrients to our body which is required for a healthy body. Regular exercise helps to maintain healthy muscles which in turn help to stay fit. Healthy lifestyle is necessary to maintain our body free from disease. Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption to maintain a healthy heart.
Herbal Remedies For Heart Problems
Planet Ayurveda provides best combination of effective herbal remedies such as Heart Care Pack for Ayurvedic treatment of heart problems. These herbal remedies are prepared from using best quality herbs and strictly follow the principles of Ayurveda. All these herbal remedies of Planet Ayurveda are 100 percent pure, natural and vegetarian. These are free from chemicals, additives and preservatives. These are safe to use as these are free from side effects.
- Arjuna Capsules - 1 Capsule twice daily with plain water, after meals.
- Arjun Tea - 1 Cup daily.
- Total Heart Support - 2 Capsules twice daily with plain water, after meals.
- Gotu Kola Capsules - 1 Capsule twice daily with plain water, after meals.
1. Arjuna Capsules
Arjun tree is a panacea remedy in cardiovascular problems. Arjuna capsules are made from Terminalia arjun bark extract. The extract contains acids (arjunic acid, gallic acid, ellagic acid and terminic acid), glycosides (arjunetin, arjunine, arjunetosides I, II, III, IV) and strong antioxidants such as flavons (arjunone, arjunolone, leteilin), tannins, oligomeric and proanthocyanidins, some minerals like magnesium, calcium, zinc and copper. It also possesses anti-ischemic properties.
Very useful in treating ischemic heart diseases. It brings down high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high triglycerides levels. It is also used to treat diabetes as adjuvant to other diabetes supplements and deep vein thrombosis.
2. Arjun Tea
Arjun tea not only lowers blood pressure and high cholesterol levels but also strengthens heart muscles. Arjun tea contains natural flavonoids, antioxidants cardiac glycosides and it is rich in natural Co-enzyme Q 10 which make this tea very effective in treating heart ailments. Terminalia arjuna bark extract is a panacea remedy for cardiovascular and circulatory ailments.
Arjun tea effectively treats fatigue, blocked arteries, cardiovascular ailments, circulatory ailments and congestive heart failure. It improves pumping capacity of heart by providing strength to heart muscles and by strengthening the vascular system. It tones up and strengthens the arterial system. It corrects bone density. Some heart related ailments such as angina, myocardial infarction, mitral regurgitation, cardiomyopathy, heart attack, coronary artery diseases and ventricular failure can be treated effectively by drinking arjun tea. It also regulates pitta and hence controls anger, frustration, aggression and nervousness.
3. Total Heart Support
The prime ingredient is Arjun bark extract along with extract of Ashwagandha, Brahmi and Shankhpushpi. Ashwagandha, strengthen the nerves by calming it down. Brahmi and Shankhpushpi are diuretic, cardiac, nervine and general tonic. Total heart support improves heart functions and supports healthy blood pressure. These herbs balance disturbed vata and pitta in the body which are responsible for stress, blood pressure, anxiety, nervousness and heart ailments.
It is very effective in treatment of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, blocked coronary arteries, angina, myocardial infarction, breathlessness and congestive heart failure. Arjuna extract strengthens the heart muscles. The formula also detoxifies the arteries of blockages if any. Brahmi and Shankhpushi has anti-anxiety properties as it relieves stress and anxiety.
4. Gotu Kola Capsules
Gotu Kola Capsules by Planet Ayurveda is a single herbal formulation which consists of standardised extract of herb mandukaparni (Centella asiatica). This herb is effective in promoting blood circulation by alleviating any kind of swelling or inflammation in the arteries and veins. So by healthy circulation of the blood the overall health of the heart is maintained. It can be given in the patients of high cholesterol and even in any case related to restricted blood supply.
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