Firstly, we need to understand what is BP, it is not a disease exactly, it is the pressure of blood on the walls of the blood vessels. It is also the arterial pressure in the systemic circulation. BP is usually measured in the following terms systolic and diastolic pressure which is measured in millimeter of mercury (mmHg).
Lets read more about blood pressure.
Do you know, it is one of the vital signs along with the respiratory rate, body temp, oxygen saturation and heart rate?
Normal BP = 120/80 mmHg
When the BP is high then it is known as Hypertension and when it is low it is known as Hypotension.
Both hypertension and Hypotension are life threats; if the BP is constantly high then one is more prone to heart disease, stroke and kidney failure.
Arterial high BP can be indicator of many problems like:
- Heart Attack
- Kidney Failure
- Metabolic Loss
- Vision Loss
All these diseases accompanied by BP. So many allopathic medicines are their but they have accompanied risk of additional diseases also.
Why not go herbal?
Here are some herbal remedies for cure of High BP and they are easily available too:
Basil: Holy Basil or Tulsi is remedy for all the diseases, addition of this herb to your day today foods like salads, soups or even tea can significantly lower the BP.
Cinnamon: When cinnamon is added to the diet, it significantly lowers the BP.
Cardamom: A green flavoursome spice found in Southern India is added to many food items also helps in lowering the BP
Flaxseeds: Apart from Omega 3 Fatty Acids which is rich in proteins and healthy fats, it also lowers BP.
Garlic: Pungent seasoning often attributed to bad breathe, but this herb is potent to curb the high BP mania. It relaxes and dilates the vessels. If you find this too pungent then you can opt for supplement also.
Above are the few herbs that can help to lower your BP but one more remedy is to exercise daily by this you will have healthy body and a relaxed mind.