Information on Cholesterol, high

DescriptionHigh cholesterol, also called hyperlipidemia, is an excessive amount of cholesterol circulating in the blood and in body tissues. A high level is defined as a total cholesterol level above 200 mg/dl, or levels of high-density cholesterol is below 35 mg/dl. High levels of cholesterol have been associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Causative factors include stress, a high refined sugar or oil intake, or regular consumption of animal fats.
Treatment PlanA diet high in fruits, vegetables and fiber can be helpful in lowering cholesterol. An herbal treatment consists of cholesterol-lowering herbs.

Herbal Remedies for Cholesterol, high

HerbTreatment SupportApplication
Garliccholesterol loweringcapsules
Guggulucholesterol loweringtablet, capsule
Shiitakecholesterol loweringtablet
Asafetidacholesterol loweringcapsules, cooking
Alfalfacholesterol loweringcapsules, tincture, tea
Fenugreekcholesterol loweringtea
Green Teacholesterol loweringtea, capsule, tablet
Psyllium Huskcholesterol loweringseed husk mixed with water

Herbal Remedies for Cholesterol, high with Additional Ailments

Additional AilmentHerbApplication
Cholesterol, high--bitter taste in mouthDandeliontincture, tea, capsule