Natural blood thinners to prevent blood clots and stroke


If your blood is too prone to clotting, clots can travel throughout your bloodstream & cause damage the major organs. Blood thinners can prevent bloods clots from forming & reduce the risk of thrombosis, which is caused when a blood clot in the leg travels to a lung artery.

Blood thinners should be taken with caution. They can cause heavy bleeding from a cut or wound or heavy menstrual bleeding.

Clotting in the blood is natural & necessary, preventing excessive blood loss. However, if your blood is too prone to clotting, clots can break off & travel through your bloodstream to your lungs, heart or brain & cause pulmonary embolism, heart attacks, strokes...

Anticoagulants prevent Vitamin K (found in dark green leafy vegetables) from forming clots. Anti-platelets prevent the platelets in your blood from releasing Thromboxane, which also helps to form clots.

1)Turmeric: The main curative ingredient, Curcumin, works on platelets to prevent clots from forming.
2) Cayenne pepper & Cinnamon: Anti-inflammatory & high in Salicylates.
3) Garlic: Due to it's salicylate content. It has antioxidants which cleans the body from free radicals from damaging cells.
4)Omega 3 fatty acids: Helps to reduce inflammation in the body. This helps in free blood circulation without accumulating in the arteries. It helps to stop the platelets from coagulating.
5) Blood detox recipe: Mix equal amount of extra virgin olive oil + crushed garlic + lemon. Take 1 tsp 30 minutes before meals.
6) Ginger: Has a power to reduce inflammation & relax muscles. It contains Salicylate, an acid found in many plants. Acetyl Salicylic Acid, derived from Salicylate & usually called Aspirin, can help prevent stroke. Foods with Salicylate like Avocados, Berries, Chillis, Cherries Can also keep blood from clotting .
7)Vitamin -E in whole grain: It reduces the chances of blood clot.
8) Berries & Pomegranate, grapes, oranges as they all contains Salicylates.
9)Almonds & Walnuts
10) Grapes, Raisins & Prunes: Due to presence of salicylates.

SOURCE: MRS. REKHA C: DIETICIAN & DIABETIC EDUCATOR.
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