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3 Home Remedies to Fight Atherosclerosis

According to Healthline - Some great options for home remedies for atherosclerosis, which is the accumulation of fat inside the arteries, are eggplant and herbal teas like horsetail because these foods have properties that help eliminate these fatty plaques.

But besides these home remedies it is also important to reduce the intake of foods rich in fat, such as fatty meats, barbecue, feijoada, fried foods or foods prepared with hydrogenated fat. Canned food and sausages should also be avoided. The ideal is to consume these foods only once a week to avoid overweight and fat accumulation inside the arteries. Home solutions are:

1. Horsetail tea

A good home remedy for atherosclerosis is the infusion of horsetail as it helps remove fatty plaques and improve blood circulation.


2 tablespoons of horsetail

1 cup of boiling water

How to prepare

Add the horsetail leaves to a cup of boiling water, cover, let it cool for at least 15 minutes, strain and drink it afterwards. Drink this infusion several times a day, between meals, to have a better effect.

2. Eggplant water with lemon

Another good home remedy for atherosclerosis is to take the eggplant water because it helps fight the accumulation of fat in the arteries, which also helps lower cholesterol.


2 small eggplants or 1 large one

1 lemon

1 liter of water

How to prepare

Cut the eggplants into small squares, and soak them in water for 12 hours. Strain and add the juice of 1 lemon. Drink this flavored water 4 to 6 times a day.

The eggplant has properties that lower blood pressure, and prevent atherosclerosis, but a good diet, moderate consumption of fat, and the practice of physical activity is essential for the effectiveness of treatment.

3. Herbal tea

Taking mallow and plantain tea is also indicated because these medicinal plants help improve blood circulation and fight cholesterol.


1 handful of mallow

1 handful of plantain

1 handful of basil

6 cloves of garlic, minced

1/4 onion, chopped

3 cups of water

How to prepare

Place all the ingredients in a pot and bring to a boil. Turn off the heat, cover the pot and drink it afterwards. To add some flavor, put a slice of lemon in the cup where you are going to drink the tea and sweeten to taste. Drink 3 to 4 cups a day.

A good diet, without the consumption of fats, is fundamental for the success of the treatment. Besides some physical activity and continuing to take the medication prescribed by the doctor.

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