From our list of herbs and spices, the following are recommended for Angina:

  • Garlic
  • Green Tea
  • Hawthorn
  • Willow

Natural Cures and Remedies for Angina

Activities (Hawthorn) — Antiaggregant (1; PNC); Antianginal (1; CAN; SKY); Antiarrhythmic (2; CAN; MAB; PH2); Antiatherosclerotic (1; MAB); Anticapillary Fragility (1; FNF; MAB; PH2); Antiedemic (1; PNC); Antiinflammatory (1; COX; MAB; PH2; WAM); Antioxidant (1; CAN; MAB; PH2; SKY); Antisclerotic (1; PNC); Antiseborrheic (f; MAB); Antithromboxane (1; MAB); Astringent (1; MAB; CRC); Bitter (f; PED); cAMP-Phosphodiesterase Inhibitor (1; MAB); Cardioprotective (1; MAB); Cardiotonic (2; APA; BGB; CRC; FAD; MAB; PH2; PNC;

Activities (Fang Ji) — Analgesic (1; DAA); Antiaggregant (1; KEB); Antiallergic (f; KEB); Antianginal (2; KEB); Antiarrhythmic (1; KEB); Antiasthmatic (f; KEB); Antiatherogenic (1; KEB); Anticollagen (f; KEB); Antiedemic (f; DAA); Antifibrotic (2; KEB); Antiinflammatory (1; DAA); Antileukotriene (1; KEB); Antioxidant (1; KEB); Antiphagocytotic (1; KEB); Antipyretic (f; DAA); Antirheumatic (1; KEB); Antiseptic (1; DAA); Antithromboxane (f; KEB); Antitumor (1; DAA); Calcium Antagonist (1; KEB); Carminative (f; DAA); Diuretic (f; DAA); Hypotensive (2; KEB); Immunodepressant (f; KEB); Laxative (f; DAA); Myorelaxant (1; KEB); NKC-inhibitor (1; KEB); NO-Inhibitor (1; KEB).

Garlic, Green Tea, Hawthorn, Willow

Minor problems with your heart, e.g. palpitations and stable angina, respond very well to herbal treatment but they often require the use of herbs that are in the practitioner-only category.

One patient, Susan, had high blood pressure much of her adult life but opted not to treat it medically. By her late sixties she had undergone a triple coronary-artery bypass. She consulted Dr. Kunin after repeated attacks of angina (heart pain), arrhythmias after exercising, muscle aches, postoperative memory loss, bronchitis, and coughing. Memory loss is common after bypass surgery, and Susan had difficulty recalling her recent medical history.

Improves heart and cardiovascular system perfor-mance Hawthorn flowers, leaves, and berries are all potent at dilating the blood vessels around the heart and body, improving function and blood flow. It is often used to address high blood pressure issues, especially with hardened arter-ies. Hawthorn is also used for cases of angina

Commission E approved Bishop’s Weed on March 13, 1986, but reversed itself as of April 15, 1994, condemning it because of excessive therapeutic risk and unproven efficacy (renal colic, spastic urinary tract disorders). ‘Ammi fruits may no longer be prescribed in Germany for this or any other indication” (SHT). Extracts and khellin and visnagin improve myocardial perfusion, increasing blood flow through the coronary vessels, making it useful for angina.