Separately the main ingredients of this recipe have very beneficial properties for the body, so when combined we multiply their effects. Cholesterol is a type of fat (also called lipid) that the body needs to some extent to function in optimum conditions.
The major problem that is currently occurring is that a large part of the population is at high cardiovascular risk as a result of excess cholesterol, the result of poor diet. In medical terms this condition is known as lipid disorder or hypercholesterolemia, and requires timely control not to trigger other diseases.
It should be clarified that cholesterol is divided into three types depending on its composition:
“Good” cholesterol or high-density lipoprotein (HDL).
“Bad” cholesterol or low density lipoprotein (LDL).
Total cholesterol, which is a combination of all cholesterols.
In most cases elevated levels of this lipid appear as a result of carrying a high-fat diet; however, it can also be due to overweight and sedentary lifestyle.
At present, health experts, especially cardiovascular disease specialists, are calling for people to be aware of the risks of this disorder.
For this, they have been promoting a series of habits and natural remedies that, without causing negative effects, can help keep this fat in its normal levels.
Traditional Chinese medicine has an ancient remedy that for many centuries has been the secret of health in its main cultures. Today that remedy has been shared all over the world and many people are taking advantage of it to control this health problem.
What is this ancient Chinese recipe?
This ancient remedy of traditional Chinese medicine combines the high nutritional power of garlic with lemon to improve cardiovascular health, lower cholesterol and, incidentally, support the diet of those who are looking to lose weight.
The two ingredients are prepared in a concentrated infusion which, because of its high depurative power, has the ability to remove waste substances from the body to prevent the development of various chronic health problems. Of course, its main action is exerted on the circulatory and cardiac system, by improving circulation and cleaning the blood.
Why does garlic reduce cholesterol?
Garlic is composed of a large amount of nutrients and antioxidant compounds that make it one of the best remedies that nature offers us. An active compound known as allicin would be responsible for reducing hypercholesterolemia and high levels of triglycerides. In addition, it has an anticoagulant action that prevents the accumulation of platelets in the walls of the arteries.
Why the lemon?
Lemon is known within natural medicine as one of the best alkaline foods, having the ability to regulate the pH of the blood. Because of its high antioxidant content, it has an action that cleanses the bloodstream and stimulates the elimination of cholesterol.
It is considered as a heart protector because it helps to cleanse the blood, reduces the chances of arteries getting clogged and controls hypertension.
How to prepare this Chinese recipe?
The preparation of this natural remedy is quite simple and its ingredients are quite economical and easy to find. The resulting drink should be taken 2 times a day, one cup after breakfast and another before dinner.
- 1 liter of water
- 3 medium-sized organic lemons
- 36 cloves garlic
- Peel the garlic and cut into several pieces.
- Soak the lemons in water with a little baking soda or vinegar, in order to disinfect them. After one hour, they are removed from the water and cut into slices.
- Heat a liter of water.
- When it has boiled, lower the fire and add the pieces of garlic and the lemon slices.
- Simmer the mixture and remove before it boils.
- When it is ready, let it cool and put it in the refrigerator overnight.
- The next morning treatment begins.
The results of taking this drink are beginning to notice in the first few weeks; however, it is very important to maintain contact with the doctor to verify that there is control over this problem.