Herbal therapy

Gingko biloba—interferes with the chemical PAF that the body can make in excess and that causes platelets to stick together,25 increases blood circulation to the brain and legs; 120 mg extract, increases walking distance in cases of intermittent claudication and reduces pain; protects LDL cholesterol from oxidation. Garlic—protects LDL cholesterol and reduces triglycerides; prevents excessive platelet adhesion due to its components, allicin and ajoene;26 400 mg extract twice daily, improves walking distance in cases of intermittent claudication.

Turmeric—the component curcumin has high antiplatelet activity.

Bilberry—prevents platelet aggregation.

Hawthorne—increases blood circulation to the heart.

Motherwort—tincture helps palpitations.

Wild yam—2 to 3 ml tincture or 1 to 2 capsules three times daily; raises HDL cholesterol and reduces triglycerides.27

Fenugreek, green tea—reduce triglycerides.

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