Heart health is major issue for African Americans. Every year, heart disease tops the list of causes of death in Blacks. In addition to exercise, a healthy diet, stress reduction and medication, incorporating herbs into your diet can boost heart health.

Try these herbs to set the foundation for improved quality of life and longevity.

  1. Turmeric- can support healthy cardiovascular function.
  2. Green tea- helps lower LDL cholesterol and triglycerides, which is helpful for the heart.
  3. Olive leaf- supports immune function while protecting the body from free radical damage
  4. Hibiscus- helps maintain already healthy cholesterol levels
  5. Garlic- supports healthy blood pressure and lipid and cholesterol levels.
  6. Hawthorn- supports normal cardiovascular function including muscle tone and oxygenation and circulation and rhythm.
  7. Reishi- a powerful antioxidant mushroom that helps to normalize cardiac function and support healthy cholesterol levels.

*Always consult your doctor before taking herbs and supplements.

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