10 Effective Home Remedies to Treat High Blood Pressure

: May 4, 2015
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The force of blood that pushes it in opposite direction to arteries wall when heart pumps the blood is called Blood Pressure. The rise of such pressure and that retains over time leads to severe damage. High blood pressure is a common issue among 75% of adult population.. It would call high blood pressure a killed but silent one. It is good to concern a doctor and follow medication to avoid future problems but not all can afford them at all times. Whereas on other side as medication can lower blood pressure, they also have some side effects. They may be as dizziness and insomnia. High blood pressure is a severe disease. This disease may lead to kidney failure, heart impairment, eyes and also affect your brain.

Following are some home remedies that you should follow:

1. Celery

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High presence of phytochemical 3-N-butylphthalide in celery controls high blood pressure. Phthalates relax the muscles around the arterial walls. Thus making more space that allows the blood to flow easily.
It can help in reducing the stress hormones that contract the blood vessels, thus contributing to high blood pressure.
Daily eat a stalk of celery with a glass of water or munch it throughout the day. This will effectively control your blood pressure.

2. Coconut Water

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Drinking coconut water is beneficial way for lowering down your blood pressure. The richness of vitamin C, potassium and magnesium is present in this water. These substances control your blood pressure easily. Drink coconut water two times a day and stay relaxed. Coconut water regulate the muscular function. Drinking coconut water at least twice will give you very good results. The tender green coconut prove to be a magic for high blood pressure control.
People having high blood pressure should always keep their bodies hydrated. Daily drinking of about 8 to 10 glasses of water can also help.


Using coconut oil while cooking can also prove a better option

3. Watermelon Seeds

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A compound called cucurbocitrin is present in watermelon seeds. This compound helps to widen the blood capillaries. It is also helps in recovering kidney damage. This reduces the blood pressure levels and also helpful in arthritis. A paste of watermelon seeds and popup seeds (khus khus) will give you a very good health. Eat this paste twice a day to get rid of high BP.

4. Lemons

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Lemons are very good source to control your BP. They help to keep your blood vessels soft, smooth and pliable.
They remove rigidity among blood vessels and thus control high blood pressure. Presence of vitamin can neutralize effect of heart failure and help remove free radicles.
Drinking lemon juice without salt and sugar in water daily will control your blood pressure and give you an oxidized effect as lemon possesses anti-oxidant properties.

5. Heart Healthy Hawthorn:

A staple herb that cures many heart health problems is Hawthorn. Flavonoids in it are known to improve functionality of blood capillaries. They are also very well known for maintaining the metabolism of glucose in the body. The flavonoids broadens the blood capillaries and controls the blood pressure. They thus reduced blood pressure. We can have hawthorn berry powder in the form of tea. You can also make a drink of it by taking hawthorn powder in water. Add honey for sweetness. Cinnamon and ginger will add up to very good taste. This will lower down your blood pressure.

6. Do power walks

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Now a days people are becoming used to sedentary lifestyle. The do not like to go around and work or make effort. Doing your work regularly and moving around will burn the calories in your body. Proper and regular exercise will help you to lose your weight and this control your blood pressure.  No other medicine is as powerful as exercise is for our body. It makes our body muscles strong and blood flow regular.. Thus will become strong due to exercise. Exercise will help heart make use oxygen very efficiently. Exercise will eliminate the hard work required to the pump blood. Vigorous cardio workout of at least 30 minutes a day will lower down your BP.

7. Sip Hibiscus:

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People around the world are making use of hibiscus to control blood pressure. Researchers have found out that hibiscus acts as diuretic. It drains out the sodium from the bloodstream. It thus prevents the arterial walls from blood pressure. An interesting thing about hibiscus is that it can act as a drug called angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. This drug is used in treatment of high blood pressure. Hibiscus hampers high blood pressure numbers. It relaxes your blood vessels and maintains the balance of fluid in your body. Thus it can surprise you in many ways and thus control your high blood pressure. You can add dried hibiscus in water. Then boil it for 5 minutes. Let it cool down. Afterwards add some honey and lemon juice to it and have it. This will give you very good effects.

8. Spinach

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Alkalizing minerals that present in spinach such as potassium and magnesium will control your blood pressure. It is a very good anti-oxidant.
Spinach is easily available to us we can make its vegetable or soup. Spinach richness in iron is unbeatable. It also has presence of vitamin K and A. It is rich source of fiber and will keep control over blood pressure. Spinach has anti-inflammatory properties. Thus it is very good for your health.
Take 4-6 spinach leaves. Boil and blanch them in water. Then make paste of it. Put this puree in pan by adding 1tea spoon of butter and a pinch of salt and sugar. Add little pepper to the soup. While serving put 2 spoons of fresh cream to it, This soup will give you a refreshing effect and control your blood pressure.

9. Salt

While you buy salt be smart enough to buy it low in sodium. Salt of low sodium are easily available in the market. Consuming less sodium will decrease high BP. This will relish your food taste. Thus you will be able to eat more food and eat till your heart is full. You reduce the table salt in your diet. You may also lower down the amount of salt in your food day by day or gradually. This will lower down your craze of consuming more salt. Once you start consuming more salt your body becomes habitual to these things.

10. Ginger-Cardamom Tea

A study done by a group of people found out that cardamom powder used consumed daily will help for weeks together. A significant lowering down of blood pressure was observed. It is a good and easy home remedy. Ginger as well as cinnamon as known as warming spices. They help in improving the circulation of blood. You will get a healthy heart by adding them both in tea. Tea having ginger and cardamom when drunk without milk will give your very good result in controlling your high blood pressure. Adding honey for substitute of sugar will also make it healthy.

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