High cholesterol level is an issue among many people around the world who deal with various cardiovascular problems due to the bad (LDL) cholesterol. There are many modern drugs for lowering the cholesterol level but in most cases they have harmful side effects and cause further ailments.

But it’s always safe to look for a natural cure in this case the perfect plant which can successfully reduce the cholesterol level in your blood is the basil plant.

And not just that, this ancient plant with numerous medicinal uses will prevent it for appearing again.

Basil is a bushy plant that grows in tropical and warm climates and you can find it in 60 different types, but the most famous are purple type, bush type and sweet type.

According to the experts it was first grown because of its health benefits.

You can grow this very useful plant at home, just be careful when cutting the leaves, do it underneath the base in order to let some new branches to grow. It is the best to use the basil fresh, packed with phytonutrients and very pleasant taste.

Bonus- you will cleanse your arteries from the bad cholesterol. Basil is rich in vitamin K that helps in blood clotting and many more compounds good for your health.

Here is a list of the health benefits that the Basil plant can offer:

– Basil plant is rich in antioxidants, it keeps your body safe from the free radicals by fighting with them.

– Basil plant acts like a natural antibiotic and kills the bad bacteria. Make a mixture of fresh basil and garlic and consume it in order to stay healthy.

– One of its leading properties is to reduce and eliminate the bad cholesterol (LDL) from your blood vessels and to maintain them clean.

Basil plant has a great performance when it comes to diarrhea, some kidney diseases, cough, headaches, constipation and many more.

Make yourself a basil tea every morning and enjoy it, the health benefits will come spontaneously.