Try These Five Herbal Teas to Clean Your Arteries Naturally

Staying well hydrated is essential for the body to perform all its functions properly. Find out more below
Try These Five Herbal Teas to Clean Your Arteries Naturally

Last update: 03 March, 2021

If you find out that you have arterial obstruction, it’s essential to try to improve your lifestyle immediately and heed his doctor’s recommendations. Otherwise, you won’t be able to clear your arteries naturally.

Blocked arteries can unleash serious consequences for cardiovascular health. If not detected, little by little this produces circulatory and cardiac affects that reduce the quality of life.

Eating healthy, exercising and maintaining other good lifestyle habits is essential during treatment (and for the rest of your life), and also maintaining adequate hydration.

Hydration is vital to cardiovascular health

A woman serves a glass of water.

According to experts from the Spanish Heart Foundation, it’s essential to hydrate adequately on a daily basis. Not only when doing physical activity, but regularly throughout the day. They add that:

“With dehydration of 2% in our organism, physical performance is reduced by 20%, while if dehydration reaches 5%, an athlete can experience a reduction in performance of 50%”.

Nutrition and diet experts such as Julio Basulto point out that it’s advisable to drink according to thirst even in summer. He says we shouldn’t force ourselves to drink two liters of water a day, as was commonly believed until recently.

It’s well known that water is vital to human health. It helps the body to perform all its functions correctly, provides energy, regulates body temperature, eliminates retained fluids in the body, and relieves inflammation, among other things.

Although it’s important to prioritize water consumption, it’s also possible to obtain it through the consumption of foods such as fruits, for example.

And how do you know if you are drinking enough water? A very simple indicator is your urine: if it is light in color, you’re well hydrated. If it’s dark, you probably need to hydrate better.

Unlike water and natural homemade drinks, commercial “hydration” drinks are not a good alternative for everyday use, as they contain sugars, sodium and other additives that have no health benefits. In fact, the ideal would be not to drink them at all or, if there’s no alternative, to consume them moderately and not too often.

That said, here are some  natural drinks that can help you stay well hydrated and take care of your cardiovascular health, in addition to cleaning your arteries naturally.

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1. Basil Infusion

 

Basil can not only be used to season food in the purest Italian style, but it can also be used to prepare a delicious mild infusion to keep well hydrated and take care of the health of your whole body, including your arteries.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 tablespoon of basil leaves

Preparation

  1. First, boil the water and add the basil.
  2. Then, cover and take from the heat, and allow to steep for 10 minutes to reach room temperature.
  3. Filter with a colander and drink.

2. Thyme tea

 

Another important herb to clean your arteries naturally is thyme. This is an aromatic herb that is used to decrease levels of bad cholesterol (LDL), and it has anti-inflammatory properties, according to experts in phytotherapy.

Ingredients

  •   1 cup of water
  •   1 tablespoon of thyme

Preparation

  1.  First, boil a cup of water and add the thyme.
  2.  Then, let it steep for 10 minutes and filter in a colander.
  3. Drink three times per day, 20 minutes after each meal.

3. Celery tea

 

Another ideal drink to clean the arteries naturally is celery tea, which is very easy to prepare and not only hydrates, but also refreshes and reduces inflammation. It’s especially good in very hot weather.

Ingredients

  •  1 cup of water
  •  1 tablespoon of celery leaves

Preparation

  1.  First, boil the water and add the celery.
  2.  Then, cover and steep for 10 minutes.

4. Hawthorn tea

A glass of hawthorn tea.

According to alternative medicine, hawthorn infusion helps to clean the arteries naturally and to maintain the health of the whole organism. It helps to release accumulated toxins and also to fight fluid retention and to reduce inflammation in the body.

Ingredients

  •  1 cup of water
  •  1 tablespoon of hawthorn

Preparation

  1.  First, boil water and add the hawthorn.
  2.  Then, cover, allow to steep for 5 minutes, and filter with a colander.

5. Rosemary tea

 

Rosemary infusion is also easy to prepare and helps clean the arteries naturally, while refreshing and hydrating the body.

Ingredients

  •  1 cup of water
  •  1 tablespoon of rosemary

Preparation

  1.  Bring the water to a boil.
  2. Then, reduce the heat and add the rosemary.
  3.  After, cover and allow to steep for 2 or 3 minutes.
  4.  When it has reached room temperature, strain it for drinking.
  5. Drink 3 cups a day, 20 or 30 minutes after each meal.

To clean arteries naturally, good habits are essential.

Although there’s still a lack of scientific evidence that shows that regular consumption of these beverages can help clean arteries naturally, some people already use them to aid hydration and thus contribute to the health of the whole body.

Remember that you don’t need to rely only on the consumption of a drink or food to clean your arteries, but on a healthy lifestyle and your doctor’s guidelines.

If you have high cholesterol or other health problems, it’s essential that you always consult your doctor before starting to include these drinks regularly in your diet. They may not be recommended in some cases.

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