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10 Habits and Herbal Allies for a Healthy Heart

Cardiovascular disease is considered responsible for more than 30% of deaths worldwide: 80% of which can be prevented by modifications in lifestyle choices! ORGANIC INDIA herbal formulas can be a most effective support for a healthy heart and balanced cholesterol levels, especially when combined with a healthy diet, regular exercise, wise stress management, and adequate sleep. Here are simple steps we can take every day to support optimum health for your heart and to control cholesterol levels naturally!

Support Your System with Herbal Supplements

Heart Guard strengthens the heart and improves circulation & heart health. One of the main herbs in this formula, Arjuna, is considered by many to be the most potent heart herb in the world, containing dozens of potent antioxidants and adaptogenic qualities for improving heart health. This formula also contains Sahijan, and Reetha: together they help to nourish the blood, strengthen the heart and blood vessels, and help to keep lipids and cholesterol in a healthy balance. Emotionally, Arjun is known for giving courage and certainty to the heart.

Lipid Care  helps to control cholesterol levels, maintain healthy cardiovascular function and eases the heart’s workload, lowering heart rate and blood pressure naturally.  It is an active immunomodulator and rich in antioxidants. Lipid Care reduces triglycerides, and helps to lower LDL and enhances HDL. In this formula, Arjun Harjor, Amlaki and Vana Tulsi work together to support healthy heart function.

Ashwagandha is one of the best herbs to support deep groundedness and the kind of calm that arises naturally from an experienced sense of enduring strength. A powerful adaptogen that has been used for centuries to build stamina, endurance, and vitality, Ashwagandha is deeply rejuvenating on a cellular level and is renowned for its ability to support deep restorative rest. Ashwagandha also is renowned for its ability to enhance sexual vitality, which only sweetens the deal :)

Brahmi is a fabulous nutritive “long-life” adaptogen, with potent antioxidants that have special affinities for the brain and nervous system as well as circulation. This is a wonderful herb to uplift mood and increases energy by replenishing and nourishing the entire nervous system without stimulating the adrenals and without the jitteriness and edginess of artificial stimulants that are often a contributing factor to hypertension. Research shows that Brahmi enhances memory function, is calming to the nervous system, decreasing anxiety and mental fatigue.

  • Certified organic and tested for heavy metals, all ORGANIC INDIA products ensure superior efficacy and unexcelled safety. ORGANIC INDIA herbal supplements are safe for long term use and can be take in conjunction with other medications, which may be reduced under supervision of your health care practitioner

Maintain a healthy weight

Our weight can be affected by certain health conditions, medications, pesticides and endocrine disrupting chemicals in our food and environment that may make it harder to lose weight, and can even lead to weight gain. Choose whole fresh and organic produce, whenever possible, for an abundance of nutrients that are essential to maintain healthy heart and cholesterol function. with fruits, leafy greens, vegetables, nuts and herbs, the way Nature intended. Food in its most natural state is easily digested, giving energy and clarity without burdening our body. Reduce the use of packaged foods and artificially enriched products that cause the body systemic stress and lead to a deficit of essential nutritional elements the heart needs to function well.

Increase Your Fiber Intake

Most adults require 32 grams of fiber each day to maintain digestive health, regularity, a healthy weight, and most importantly, a healthy heart. Psyllium is one of the only fiber supplements that contains a beneficial amount of both soluble and insoluble fiber and has proven substantial in the lowering of both total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol level. However it's essential to choose organic Psyllium over conventionally-grown Psyllium, which is laden with pesticides while growing and treated with chemicals during processing!

Enjoy Healthy Fats

Healthy Fats ARE Good for you! Essential fatty acids are truly ‘essential’ for heart health and wellbeing. Nuts, seeds and avocados are great sources of healthy fats, and there are excellent reasons why coconut oil and ghee have sustained healthy populations since millennia. Flaxseed Oil is a heart healthy vegan supplement rich in Omega 3’s and high in antioxidants. Despite what you may have heard about saturated fats, Dietary Guidelines worldwide are being revised as new evidence shows that in moderation, there is actually no link to heart disease: in fact, healthy saturated fats provide many healthful heart protective benefits as well as being excellent for cooking, as they are stable at high temperatures and do not create trans fats. coconut oil contains about 50% Lauric Acid and is beneficial for heart, arteries and intestinal lining, maintaining healthy blood pressure levels and preventing various heart problems including high cholesterol levels.

Practice Healthy Stress Management  

When stressed, many of us also resort to behaviours that don't always make our hearts happy, such as overeating, smoking or drinking. Also, stress bumps up cortisol, which, in turn, slows down metabolism, and increases fat. The anti-stress and adaptogenic properties of Tulsi helps you relax, while supporting healthy immune & healthy cardiovascular function. Tulsi Green Tea combines a powerful mix of antioxidants that help prevent heart disease. This unique combination can improve metabolism and reduce the formation of fat cells, improve the ration of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ cholesterol, decrease the risk factors of heart disease, slow the aging process and improve brain function and overall health and wellbeing.

Balance work, rest, exercise and play

 Establish healthy limits for yourself and find a form of relaxation, meditation or yoga that works for you and make it part of your daily routine. According to the World Heart Federation, just 30 minutes of light aerobic exercise every day cuts the risk of heart disease by 30%! Adequate sleep is essential for a healthy heart. People who don't sleep enough are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease and heart attacks—regardless of age, weight, smoking and exercise habits. Tulsi and Ashwagandha are both adaptogens that can save you from insomnia: allowing the body to fall asleep naturally and relieving exhaustion.

Do what makes your heart happy!

Being Grateful is Good For Your Heart:  Research shows that gratitude can have a protective effect in the prevention of heart attacks. Studying people who had experienced one heart attack, the researchers found that those patients who saw benefits and gains from their heart attack, such as becoming more appreciative of life, experienced a lower risk of having another heart attack.Give a smile, a genuine compliment, even hug to your loved ones daily. According to studies, hugging can lower the risk of heart disease, reduce stress, fight fatigue, boost your immune system, fight infections and ease depression.

By making smart heart choices in the way we live work and play, we can improve our own cardiovascular health, as well as create positive change within our families and even our communities.


World Heart Day takes place on 29 September every year and is a chance for people across the globe to take part in the world’s biggest intervention against cardiovascular disease (CVD).

This World Heart Day, the focus is on creating heart-healthy environments. By ensuring that people are able to make heart-healthy choices wherever they live, work and play, World Heart Day encourages us all to reduce our cardiovascular risk, and promotes a heart-healthy planet for those around us.

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