Top Natural Home Remedies for Blood Pressure
Today a lot of research shows that a vast number of people are suffering from a chronic medical condition known as hypertension or high blood pressure. Although very common, one of the main problems is that this condition is being taken seriously only when one is confronted with it.
Given the fact that it requires the heart to work harder than normal to enable the blood circulation through vessels, it represents a major risk factor for heart failure, heart attacks, stroke, aneurysm of the arteries, and kidney failure. There is no one single cause of high blood pressure, they differentiate and vary, but these causes are the most common one:
- Stress and nervousness
- Excessive consummation of alcohol
- Large intake of caffeine
- High intake of salt
- Lack of exercising
Although very dangerous condition, high blood pressure can be treated effectively with natural remedies. However, one must be well informed about food’s nutrition and value because different food has different content of minerals and vitamins. Knowing, for instance, which food is rich in sodium, and what is the optimum daily intake, can help treating blood pressure better and with more caution.
Here is a list of the most powerful natural remedies.
Significance of Garlic
It has been known that garlic is the number one ally in combating high blood pressure. Although the research has not yet been completed regarding garlic abilities to fight high blood pressure, it was confirmed by many that eating just one single clove of garlic a day is very beneficial for blood circulation. Moreover, crushed garlic cloves create hydrogen sulphide, a compound that reduces the pressure on the heart and enable good blood flow. One can take raw or cooked garlic, even in capsule form.
Relaxing Powers of Celery
Celery is a powerful remedy because it reduces the stress hormones that constrict blood vessels and it controls high blood pressure. The celery is rich in 3-N-butylphalide that is a sort of “phytochemical” content responsible for controlling the blood pressure. Munching celery on a daily base can be very lucrative for relaxing muscles that line the arteries. Eating celery, every day, will surely help you control blood pressure.
Another important home remedy for high blood pressure is certainly aloe. Due to its nutritional value, aloe, along with honey and lemon, is very beneficial especially when taken early in the morning. Moreover, aloe has shown impressive results as a remedy for strep throat, insulin, and overall health.
Effectiveness of Coconut Water
In order to control blood pressure one’s body must be well hydrated. Water is mandatory, but coconut water is even more helpful in treating this condition; it is significant for lowering blood pressure. When regularly consumed, the coconut water keeps one’s pressure in an optimum level. Along with coconut water, one can try introducing coconut oil in everyday cooking.
Sweet Aid of Honey
One to two teaspoons of honey on an empty stomach, every day, is a remedy that is recognized as a powerful high blood pressure fighter. Its calming effect on the blood vessels helps reduce pressure from the heart. For those who have a hard time eating sweet food in the morning, the next recipe is an alternative remedy. Mix one teaspoon each of honey and ginger juice and two teaspoons of cumin seed powder and consume it twice a day. Basil juice and honey is equally powerful remedy one can also consume every day on an empty stomach.
These natural remedies for high blood pressure one can easily prepare and effectively treat this condition. Even though one can also treat high blood pressure with prescription medications, more and more people opt for remedies from nature. Nature has always been our important ally and the best health source.
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