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Lipid Disorders Treatment: Herbs

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Written by ColleenO.

The following herbs and botanicals are often recommended for treating lipid disorders (high cholesterol and/or high triglycerides), and they have been studied for this purpose:

The following herbs and botanicals are also sometimes recommended for treating high cholesterol and/or high triglycerides:

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Effect of Stanols/Sterols on Lipid Disorders

Plant stanol esters reduce serum (blood) cholesterol levels by inhibiting cholesterol absorption.10 Because they are structurally similar to cholesterol, stanols (and sterols) can displace...

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Effect of Artichoke on Lipid Disorders

Artichoke leaf may work by interfering with cholesterol synthesis.82 A compound in artichoke called luteolin may play a role in reducing cholesterol.83

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Effect of Red Yeast Rice on Lipid Disorders

Red yeast rice contains naturally occurring substances similar (and, in some cases, identical) to cholesterol-lowering prescription drugs in the statin family. Statins lower cholesterol and...

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Effect of Cinnamon on Lipid Disorders

In the study discussed here, cinnamon supplements improved triglyceride, LDL cholesterol, and total cholesterol, without worsening HDL cholesterol.

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Effect of Flaxseed on Lipid Disorders

It has been suggested that flaxseed might help reduce cholesterol and slow the progression of atherosclerosis. There are at least three flaxseed components with potential health benefits:

  • The...

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Effect of Tea on Lipid Disorders

Tea, especially green tea, contains a number of active compounds that may explain its positive effect on cholesterol. May of these compounds act as antioxidants.

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Effect of Chromium on Lipid Disorders

Chromium may have some benefit for improving lipid profile (cholesterol and triglycerides). It appears to help offset the negative effect that beta blockers can have on HDL ("good cholesterol").

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