Anti Aging Herbal Plants

Aging is inevitable to our life, but there are many ways to slow down this process. Usually, aging will affect every part of life including physical and psychological aspects. It is believed that some herbal medicines can effectively slow down the aging-related physiological and psychological problems. Some of the best anti-aging traditional herbal products include grape seed extract, garlic, ginseng and green tea.

Grape seed extract is a powerful antioxidant which can greatly mitigate the effects of aging. It can increase vitamin and Polyphenol level in human body to fight against diseases and help to maintain our overall health. Grape seed extract can be taken orally in a type of nutritional supplement capsules. The recommended daily dose is from 50 mg to 200 mg. The effect will be obvious if you can keep taking them for a couple of months.

Garlic is another powerful herbal medicine which have great effects for anti-aging purposes especially for people who have unhealthy cholesterol levels and blood pressure. Garlic can help reduce fat in the blood and avoid them being accumulated on blood vessel walls. This can effectively lower the risk of blood lipids and the levels of blood pressure and triglycerides. In addition to the consumption of raw garlic, dietary odorless capsules can also be taken alternatively, and the recommended dose is between 600-900 mg daily.

Ginseng is a type of plant originally growing in Asia, and this plant is always believed to be related with health and longevity. Daily consumption of ginseng can help improve cardiovascular health and nervous system. It can also help regulate blood pressure and maintain healthy blood sugar levels. Ginseng dietary supplements in the market come in many forms including tea, raw roots and standard capsules. The recommended daily intake of it is approximately 100 mg. Please note that ginseng may cause insomnia, and therefore people with sleeping issues should avoid taking this herb. Moreover, patients with hypertension or cardiovascular disease also should take ginseng supplements with extra care.

Drinking a few cups of green tea during the day also has a positive effect on delaying aging process. Regular consumption of green tea can also significantly reduce the risk of a variety of cancers including colon cancer, pancreas cancer, esophagus cancer and lung cancer. Since green tea contains a small amount of caffeine, you should avoid drinking too much before going to bed at night.

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