The Ayurvedic Secret to a Healthy Heart 

Written By  Aquib Nawab, BBA

Medically Reviewed By  Dr. Sandeep Madaan, MD (Ayurveda)


Discover Ayurvedic remedies for heart health, focusing on holistic well-being and natural practices. 

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1. Heart-Healthy Foods 

Ayurveda prioritises freshly cooked foods with vegetables and fruits, like leafy greens, amla, whole grains, olive oil, garlic, nuts. Minimise processed foods and avoid sugary sodas and excessive alcohol. 

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2. Natural Supplements and Medicines  

Follow an Ayurvedic treatment plan with natural medicines: Triphala for cholesterol reduction, Arjuna for blood circulation, Ashwagandha for heart support. 

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3. Exercise Regularly 

Exercise aids detox, digestion, and heart muscles. Ayurvedic approach: moderate exercise, morning workouts on empty stomach, start with walking, include yoga and breathing exercises. 

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4. Quality Sleep 

Adequate sleep promotes healing. Ayurvedic practices: light dinner, consistent sleep schedule, sleep during Kapha hours (6 – 10 p.m.), calming Pranayama before bed. 

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5. Mindful Eating 

Eating mindfully aids digestion, toxin elimination, and weight management. Ayurveda views food as sacred; mindful choices support heart health indirectly. 

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6. Ayurvedic Remedies: Arjuna Bark Powder 

Prepare Arjuna bark powder by boiling half a spoon in water for 15 minutes. Consume daily to support heart health. 

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7. Ayurvedic Remedies: Garlic 

Consume garlic for heart health: chew a clove daily, avoid pitta-dominant disorders. Consume 4 – 5 garlic cloves daily to lower bad cholesterol. 

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