Learn More About Cholesterol


Cholesterol, from the Ancient Greek chole- and stereos followed by the chemical suffix -ol for an alcohol, is an organic molecule.

• 30% cholesterol in the body comes from diet
• Rest is produced by the liver
• High cholesterol leads to various heart ailments like heart attack

• Overweight
• Consuming fat-rich food like:
o Pastries and cakes
o Butter
o Meat
o Fish
o Eggs
• Smoking
• Drinking
• Stress
• Hereditary factors

Natural home remedy using coriander seeds:

1. Take 1 glass water
2. Add 2 tbsp of coriander seeds
3. Boil it for 15 min
4. Strain the mixture
5. Allow it to cool
6. Drink 3 times a day

Natural home remedy using watermelon seeds:

1. Dry some watermelon seeds in the sun
2. Roast and crush them into fine powder
3. Take 1 tsp watermelon seed powder
4. Add to 1 glass water
5. Mix well
6. Drink once a day

Natural home remedy using basil and margosa leaves:

1. Take 10-15 basil leaves
2. Take 10-15 margosa leaves
3. Mix them and crush to a paste
4. Add to 1 glass of water
5. Mix well
6. Drink on an empty stomach once everyday

This reduces the bad cholesterol in blood.

• Cholesterol is of 2 types:
o LDL — bad cholesterol
o HDL — good cholesterol
• To regulate LDL levels:
o Control diet
o Drink 1 L of water every day

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home.