statins are used in hyperlipidemias meaning increased cholesterol
in the circulation. it can happen due to weak digestive action or over eating of fat. First set right your digestion and have controlled diet. Ayurvedic herbs like commiphora mukul (guggulu), terminalia chebula(harad/hareetaki) piper longum etc are time tested and scientifically proven in reducing increased cholesterol as well as normalising the digestion. Consult ayurvedic physician to exactly pin point the problem.