Hypolipidemic (Lekhana, Lekhaneeya) Foods & Herbs List: An Ayurveda Perspective
Hypolipidemic Recipes Hypolipidemic Ingredients Hypolipidemic Herbs & Supplements
AYURVEDIC PERSPECTIVE ON HYPOLIPIDEMICScrapes fats / cleanses blood vessels by 1) purging bile, 2) strengthening the liver's ability to metabolize fats, 3) by increasing uptake of cholesterol in the liver, and 4) by inhibiting fat cells.
Follow a Kapha pacifying diet high in antioxidants, bitters, and omega-3-fatty acids. Antioxidants and anti-inflammatories generally improve fat metabolism in the liver. Bitters generally help purge bile.
OTHER HERB ACTIONS AFFECTING WEIGHT-LOSS
HELPFUL FOR*'Hypolipidemic' may be helpful for these symptoms and causes below.
Blood and CirculationAtherosclerosis, Blood dark in color, Blood thick / Congested lymph, Chest Pain, Chronic Infection, Diabetes (Adult Onset Type II), Fatty Liver, Gallstones / Attack, Heart Attack, Heaviness in heart area, High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol, High Triglycerides, Hot in torso/chest area, Irregular heartbeat, Poor circulation, Sticky saliva, Sweat often, Thick coating tongue
Reproductive HealthClogged Milk Duct / Breast Infection, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), White vaginal discharge
Respiratory HealthPressure / popping ears
SkinCellulite, Fatty deposits/lipoma, Pale Skin, Puffy / swollen skin, Skin tags numerous, Stretch marks, Thick skin
Weight LossBody Checking, Difficulty finding clothes that fit, Eat when lonely / depressed, Emotional eating, Fat back of arms, Fat on back, Fat on buttocks, Fat on thighs, Feel overweight, Gain weight easily, Hypothyroid, Low metabolism, Panic about size, shape or weight, Preoccupied with size, shape or weight, Stomach fat, Trying to lose weight, Weigh myself daily
About the AuthorJohn Immel, the founder of Joyful Belly, teaches people how to have a healthy diet and lifestyle with Ayurveda biocharacteristics. His approach to Ayurveda is clinical, yet exudes an ease which many find enjoyable and insightful. John also directs Joyful Belly's School of Ayurveda, offering professional clinical training in Ayurveda for over 15 years.
John's interest in Ayurveda and specialization in digestive tract pathology was inspired by a complex digestive disorder acquired from years of international travel, as well as public service work in South Asia. John's commitment to the detailed study of digestive disorders reflects his zeal to get down to the roots of the problem. His hope and belief in the capacity of each & every client to improve their quality of life is nothing short of a personal passion. John's creativity in the kitchen and delight in cooking for others comes from his family oriented upbringing. In addition to his certification in Ayurveda, John holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Harvard University.
John enjoys sharing Ayurveda within the context of his Catholic roots, and finds Ayurveda gives him an opportunity to participate in the healing mission of the Church. Jesus expressed God's love by feeding and healing the sick. That kindness is the fundamental ministry of Ayurveda as well. Outside of work, John enjoys spending time with his wife and 6 kids, and pursuing his love of theology, philosophy, and language.
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