Hypertension Treatment

Herbal Medicine To Manage Your Blood Pressure

Abnormal blood pressure, whether it is high or low, has been a constant source of pain for the suffers. But, thanks to herbal medicine, both type of blood pressure can be cured by it, to a great extent. Here are some herbal medicines for hypertension that are completely capable of doing good to the suffers.

A) Hawthorn (Crataegus, various species): You can use Hawthorn to keep your heart healthy. It is a great heart tonic. Add one teaspoon of dried hawthorn herb to a cup of boiling water and drink at least two cups a day.

B) Lime blossom (Tilia europea): If arteriosclerosis and anxiety are the cause of your hyper tension then lime blossom can be of great use in treating the same. Mix one teaspoonful of dried flowers with one cup of boiling water. Let it infuse for ten minutes, thereafter filter it and drink. It will work wonders.

C) Kudzu (Pueraria lobata): has great anti-oxidizing quality. It can help you keep your blood pressure under control. It also prevents cancer and other heart diseases.

D) Saffron (Crocus sativus): The active elements crocetin in Saffron helps one keep the blood pressure within the normal range. Incorporate this popular spice in your cooking. If you wanna make tea with it, you can. It gives a wonderful flavor. But, it is too expensive.

E) Garlic (Allium sativum): Benefits of the intake of garlic are innumerable. For your heart, it is a magical drug. It benefits not only your blood pressure but also your cardiovascular system. Garlic can decrease the diastolic by 10-20 mm Hg and systolic pressure by 20-30 mm Hg. So, eat garlic daily, it will help you manage your hypertension. You can use garlic in various forms- in your cooking, soup, salad, pickles, and alike.
F) Mistletoe (Viscum album): Mistletoe heals both types of blood pressure. You can combine it with hawthorn as European do.

G) Valerian (Valeriana officinalis): Valerian is wonderful for high blood pressure. The active ingredients of valerenic acid inhibit an enzyme which breaks down GABA. Thus, it helps you control your blood pressure.

Now, these are the medicines that treat hypertension magically. There are also available some herbal medicines for low blood pressure. They are:
American and Asiatic ginseng: You can also make tea with it or if you don't want to make tea, you can use its powder.

If you want to use it as a tea, take shredded root that should be one half of the table spoon. Put it in one cup of water. Boil it for almost one or one and half minutes. Leave it for twenty minutes and thereafter drink it. For quick or better results, take it two times a day. If you wish to take it as a powder, in two or three tablespoons of water, mix one gram powder and drink twice or thrice daily.

So, these are some simple and herbal ways to manage your BP and they are sure to work well for you.