05 Apr A Happy Heart is a Healthy Heart
A happy heart is a healthy heart! Heart Herbal Tea helps to maintain your healthy heart by reduce several of the most common risk factors for heart disease including; high cholesterol, high blood pressure and chronic inflammation. Anti-inflammatory herbs soothe chronic inflammation and heart-strengthening herbs support tissue regeneration, which reduces heart failure and fatigue, while increasing physical endurance and improved cardiac function. This blend supports balanced cholesterol by inhibiting the oxidation of bad cholesterol which sticks to the walls of arteries and preventing platelets from sticking together to form blood clots, a risk factor for heart disease. By decreasing blood clotting, the level of fat in the blood is also reduced, which slows heart palpitations and rapid heartbeat. Heart Herbal Tea includes herbs which improve blood circulation with vasodilation properties and sedative effects which support the dilation of blood vessels, lowering blood pressure and providing better blood flow and oxygen supply to and from the heart.
Cinnamon: Cinnamon helps to reduce levels of total cholesterol, “bad” LDL cholesterol and triglycerides, while either maintaining or raising “good” HDL cholesterol levels. Cinnamon helps to reduce key risk factors for heart disease and reduce blood pressure.
Ginger Root: Ginger Root reduces inflammation and stimulates digestions, all while suppressing the appetite. The compounds, gingerols, are responsible for improving digestion and stabilizing blood sugar levels. By decreasing blood pressure, Ginger Root prevents the formation of blood clots in the arteries and blood vessels, improving circulation.
Ginkgo Biloba Leaf: Ginkgo Biloba Leaf is full of antioxidants that combat or neutralize the damaging effects of free radicals. It helps to increase blood levels of nitric oxide, which improves circulation by dilation of the blood vessels. Blood circulation is improved by opening up blood vessels and making the blood less sticky.
Green Tea Leaf: Green Tea Leaf has a high concentration of polyphenols, compounds that reduce inflammation and fight cancer. It contains the catechin epigallocatechin-3-gallate or EGCG which is a natural antioxidant that prevents cell damage caused by free radicals. Green Tea Leaf improves total cholesterol levels and reduces “bad” LDL cholesterol and triglycerides. By increasing the antioxidant capacity of the blood, Green Tea Leaf protects the LDL particles from oxidation, a risk for heart disease.
Hawthorn Leaf & Flower: Hawthorn Leaf & Flower acts as a vasodilator, meaning that it relaxes constricted blood vessels, lowering blood pressure, improving blood flow, and protecting blood vessels from damage. Due to the flavonoid and pectin content in Hawthorn Leaf & Flower, it helps to improve blood cholesterol levels.
Linden Leaf & Flower: Linden Leaf & Flower has antioxidants called flavonoids that fight inflammation. This herb also contains the antioxidants tiliroside, quercetin, and kaempferol— tiliroside in particular is a potent antioxidant that works by scavenging free radicals from the body, which reduces oxidative damage that leads to inflammation. Linden Leaf and Flower works as a vasodilator, dilating blood vessels and lowering blood pressure.
Motherwort: Motherwort contains numerous antioxidants that help to reduce the risk of heart disease, reduce blood pressure, and heart rate caused by stress and anxiety. With cardiac-protective properties, this herb helps to relax heart cells and aid in the prevention of blood clots that cause heart attacks.
Rosemary Leaf: Rosemary Leaf has powerful anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties which help to reduce stress, ease pain, and improve circulation. Antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties of Rosemary Leaf boost the immune system and help to improve blood circulation.
Turmeric: Turmeric has powerful anti-inflammatory properties and one of its active ingredients, curcumin, helps to improve the function of the endothelium or the lining of the inside of the heart and blood vessels.