High Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is a common condition in which the long-term force of the blood against your artery walls is high enough that it may eventually cause health problems, such as heart disease.
Blood pressure is determined both by the amount of blood your heart pumps and the amount of resistance to blood flow in your arteries.
The more blood your heart pumps and the narrower your arteries, the higher your blood pressure
Top natural care of High Blood Pressure are
Celery contains phytochemicals known as phthalides which relaxes the tissues of artery walls. This increases blood flow and reduces the blood pressure.
Celery also contains a very crucial compound called 3-n-butylphthalide (3nB) which reduces blood pressure by relaxing tissues and walls of the arteries. Other essential compounds present in celery reduce the stress levels and provide relaxing effects.
consume one stalk of raw celery along with one glass of water every day.
Garlic reduces blood pressure, and also reduces fibrinogen (a blood clotting component), preventing the formation of blood clots.
Sulfur-containing molecules in garlic improve blood vessel function and helps to keep blood pressure under control
Eat 1 to 3 cloves of fresh garlic a day. To avoid garlic breath in public, add minced fresh garlic to salad in the evening to avoid garlic breath in public.
Chew a 2-3 clove of garlic daily in empty stomach along with a glass of water for better result. Sulfur-containing molecules in garlic improve blood vessel function and helps to keep blood pressure under control. If you use blood thinners medications, talk to doctor before taking garlic .
Garlic can lower blood pressure and increase the risk of bleeding. Use caution if you have bleeding or blood pressure related conditions.
Garlic can irritate the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Use with caution if you have stomach or digestion problems.
Stop taking garlic at least two weeks before a scheduled surgery.
3.Drink lemon juice
Lemons help keep blood vessels soft and pliable and by removing any rigidity, high blood pressure will be reduced.
Squeeze juice from half a lemon. Add a cup of water and drink it every morning.
4.Drink apple cider vinegar
Apple cider vinegar boosts body’s immune system and promotes alkalinity and PH balance of the body. It helps reduce cholesterol, maintains vasodilation and helps to regulate blood pressure.
Add a teaspoon of honey and 5-8 drops of apple cider vinegar to a cup of hot water, and drink it in the early morning.
5.Take watermelon seeds
Watermelon seeds contain cucurbotrin, a glucoside, which has the efficiency to reduce cholesterol.
Sundry the watermelon seeds and grind them to form a coarse powder. Take a teaspoon of this powder in the morning every day.
Papaya is rich in potassium, a mineral that counteracts the effects of sodium and helps you keep your blood pressure within a normal range.
Eat papaya first thing in the morning for few days.
Do not take papaya if you are pregnant or nursing
Banana is rich in potassium which plays a major role in lowering blood pressure.
Eat one or two bananas every day.
8.Drink onion juice
Onion is rich in OPC (Oligomeric proanthocyanidins) quercetin, which lowers blood pressure.
Taking half teaspoon of onion juice twice every day,
Onion might slow blood clotting and lower blood sugar. Use caution if you have bleeding or blood sugar related conditions.
Stop taking high dose of onion
Honey is helpful in soothing blood vessels.
Take two teaspoons of honey on an empty stomach every morning.
Do not give honey to children under 12 months of age because of the risk of infant botulism poisoning.
10.Drink coconut water
Coconut water is rich in potassium which plays a major role in lowering blood pressure. Both potassium and magnesium present in coconut water improve the functioning of the heart muscles.
Drink one to two glasses of coconut water every day.
Clinical studies have proven that deep, slow paced breathing with prolonged exhalation is able to lower blood pressure by relaxing constricted blood vessels.
Practice deep, slow paced breathing. There is also an FDA approved electronic device designed for lowering blood pressure for breathing guidance.
12.Eat potassium-rich foods
Potassium can reduce tension in your blood vessel walls, which helps in lower blood pressure.
Good sources of potassium include bananas, oranges, spinach, and zucchini.
13.Drink mango juice
Research has shown that mango’s high magnesium and potassium contents can be effective in lowering blood pressure.
Drink 1 cup mango juice about an hour later by 1/2 cup warm milk, with a pinch of cardamom, a pinch of nutmeg, and 1 teaspoon ghee. Skip the ghee, if the cholesterol level is high.
Many scientifical studies have shown that olive oil is very effective in supporting healthy blood vessels and lowering high blood pressure.
Boil 5-6 leaves of olive in a cup of water for five minutes. Drink a cup of this decoction 3 times a day.
15.Drink orange and coconut juice
Orange juice and coconut juice are rich in potassium which plays a major role in lowering blood pressure.
Mix 2 parts of orange juice with 1 part of coconut water. Drink 1/2 to 1 cup, twice or thrice a day.