In general terms, a daily or frequent exercise can give results without much work. In medicine, when we speak of tonics, we refer to the herbs and foods that make the job of conditioning for us, encourage us, support, or strengthen our energy, blood and the role of the body from the inside.
While physical workouts remain important, perhaps it is time to look a little deeper. The heart, for example, also affects (and reflected), our emotional state, his rhythm is often the mandate of our nervous system condition. Daily stress, nervous tension and anguish (among other emotional stress) can interfere with the palpitations of the heart, lack of sleep, and an anxious mind. The best way to prevent serious heart problems is to keep him healthy, supporting the circulatory system and the balance of emotions that beset us. You can keep the blood flowing clean and free of obstructions, and his heart beat steady and constant, using regular heart friends following herbs.
Cacao (Theobroma cacao)
A natural source of theobromine, long considered a cardiac tonic and mild stimulant, cocoa also contains epicatechin, a flavonol that improves the function of blood vessels. Eat the pulp of the cacao fruit. Take ½ to 1 teaspoon of flour for cocoa, accompanied by a glass of water, take it in the morning, type 10 in the morning, every day. It is the food that most magnesium (heart tonic), contains, helping the circulation in the heart.
Cayenne (Capsicum frutescens)
Daily consumption of this Indian spice strengthens, stimulates and strengthens the heart, balances on the movement, calm, and palpitations. Start with a few grains at a time (up to 1/2 teaspoon), and add to the juice. If you feel undecided due to spicy reputation that has cayenne pepper, start with a small pinch of and increase the amount until you feel comfortable.
Garlic (Allium sativum)
Many ancient cultures have recognized garlic as a therapeutic agent in plants of the Egyptians, for example, found in more than 200 naturist medicinal uses. Several studies have shown that a clove of garlic a day inhibits the bad cholesterol (LDL) and increases the production of the good (HDL) type. Smaller trials have also demonstrated the promise of garlic in the normalization of blood pressure, preventing the aggregation of platelets in the blood, and the improvement in the circulation.
Hawthorn (Crataegus oxycanthus)
Rich in flavonoids that protect the small capillaries from free radicals, Hawthorn normalizes blood pressure and lowers cholesterol and fat deposits in the liver and aorta. recommended for angina chest, arrhythmia, atherosclerosis, blood clots and hypertension. It is not likely that we see results in a few months, but it is safe for long-term use. Infusions of tea with Hawthorn white 2 times a day.
Motherwort, cardiac or queue de Leon.(Leonurus cardiaca)
Traditionally used to treat beats accelerated of the heart caused by nervous tension, this herbal can calm down, with long-term use, reduce the formation of clotting factors, reduce total cholesterol and triglyceride levels, and strengthen the heart muscle. Prepare a tea soak 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of dry motherwort in about 5 ounces of water boiling for five to 10 minutes. Drink throughout the day, or take 10 to 20 drops of a tincture with a frequency of every 10 minutes, if necessary