Cholesterol Home Remedies

Cholesterol Home Remedies

Some people fawn upon hearing the word home remedies! The truth is however, that home remedies have been there for years and centuries, having been passed down from one generation to other. And with the risk factors that high cholesterol is offering, it is quite obvious that home remedies for maintaining cholesterol these days are becoming more and more popular.

Effects of High Cholesterol

High LDL cholesterol is interlinked with heart disease, heart attacks, clots etc., as is high triglycerides and low HDL cholesterol. So managing and monitoring your cholesterol levels is imperative to keep your heart healthy.

Why Home Remedies

Some people prefer choosing home remedies for cutting down cholesterol over the conventional prescribed drugs for various reasons. But the two prominent reasons are, the preference for a natural remedy, and the absence of side effects associated with home remedies for maintaining cholesterol level. There are serious side effects caused by conventionally prescribed cholesterol medications.

Best Home Remedies

Let’s take a look at some of the home remedies to lowering cholesterol that people generally appreciate and suggest:

Lime Juice and Honey

Take 1 spoon of lime juice and honey in a cup of hot water. You can drink this water daily in the morning for lowering cholesterol.

Food Rich in Vitamin E

You should eat foods rich in vitamin E, like soybean oils, safflower, sunflower seeds, sprouted seeds and grains.

Lecithin Rich Food

Always rely on lecithin rich diet i.e. egg yolk, whole grain cereals, vegetable oils and soybeans to prevent building up of cholesterol in the walls of the arteries.


High serum cholesterol can also be checked by consuming fenugreek seeds daily. It is an effective natural remedy for the maintenance of right cholesterol level.

Onion Juice

Taking onion juice will clean the blood strengthen the heart and lower cholesterol.

Vitamin B6

Take vitamin B6, along with inositol and choline rich food, like yeast, wheat germ etc.

Corriender Seeds

Boil 2 tablespoons of dry coriander seeds in a glass of water. Strain the seeds away and drink this water twice a day.

The most effective nutrients found are phytosterols (e.g. beta sitosterol), policosanol, D-limonene lecithin oil, etc. These have been proved to be incredibly successful in decreasing LDL, increasing HDL and reducing triglycerides.

These are the real, genuine, tested, and successful home remedies for lowering cholesterol.

There are certain do and don’t do list which can useful in lowering the cholesterol level.

DO’s and DON’T’s


  •   Give your body right fuel.
  •   Your body requires it to work properly.
  •   Eat plenty of fresh fruit and green vegetables, fish, whole grains, nuts, meat,  beans, olive oil, cheese, and yogurt.
  •     Go organic if possible! These foods are rich in vitamins and minerals and will bolster your immune system.
  •     Manganese found in foods e.g. celery, bananas, green leafy vegetables, nuts and beans is also necessary.
  •     Add non-gluten grains for instance millet, amaranth and quinoa.
  •     Soy and soy products are very good source of anti-oxidants and enable the body to produce vitamin B.
  •     Eat unsaturated fats from nuts, fish and vegetables. These fats are necessary for life and should be incorporated in your daily diet. They lower unwanted cholesterol levels, cut down blood pressure and decrease inflammation in the inner ear. Use olive oil as daily cooking oil!
  •     Eat food more and more in its natural state. The ideal tinnitus diet is the Mediterranean food that comprises of whole, freshly made foods, fresh vegetables, whole grain breads, beans and nuts, pasta and unsaturated fats. This is the reason for the incidents of heart disorders being so low in Mediterranean regions.


  •    Do not eat junk foods. They are rich in empty calories. They contain high level of salt. Salt prohibits the blood vessels, catapults blood pressure and cuts down the blood flow to the eyes, ears, and brain.
  •    Do not take any mineral e.g. manganese in excess, it can be fatal!
  •    Do not opt for cows' milk products too much, nevertheless your balanced diet should comprise of moderate amount of dairy products like milk, yogurt, and cheese. Try to take organic produce and select sheep or goats' products.
  •    Do not consume fried or fatty foods rich in saturated oil and fats as they triggers blood pressure, an immediate cause of heat strokes and catapult blood level fats. It often prohibits oxygen and nutrients to the inner ear and may lead to loss of hearing.
  •    Do not drink caffeinated drinks - coffee, tea and cola. Keep alcohol at bay.