- Bilberry (or blueberries)
- Cacao, chocolate
- Grapes , grape seed
- Horse Chestnut
Bilberry (Vaccinum myrtillus) is closely related to blueberries and cranberries . They are widely prescribed by modern herbalists for circulatory problems. Bilberry fruit is rich in anthocyanosides – plant pigments that have been known to act as powerful antioxidants in the body.
Chocolate ( Theobroma cacao) is known to lower blood pressure and cholesterol and prevent blood clots.
Cinnamon ( Cinnamonum verum) is good for treating type 2 diabetes by stabilizing blood sugar levels.
Ginkgo (ginkgo biloba) has been used since ancient times by the Chinese as a possible aid in improving blood flow to the brain and preventing dementia .
Grapes and wine (vitis vinifera) may aid in lowering LDL cholesterol , prevent blood clots and improve blood flow.
Hawthorne ( Crataegus laevigata) has been used for centuries to treat heart conditions.
Hibiscus (Hibiscus sabdariffa) may be of help in controlling cholesterol and blood pressure and prevent atherosclerosis.
Horse chestnut ( Aesculus hippocastanum) may help chronic venous insufficiency and other circulatory conditions.
Green tea ( Camelia senesis) has been used for thousands of years and may help prevent atherosclerosis and heart disease.