Ayurveda, the ancient science, has provided us some natural remedies that may help stabilise blood pressure and keep your heart healthy. While medications prescribed by the doctor may help, these simple Ayurvedic remedies can be brought to use.
Ayurveda has proven as a boon for many diseases and medical disorders. Hypertension and hypotension are diseases that have afflicted many people since years and to date the number of patients prone to this disease are increasing. Ayurveda has secrets to control and cure blood pressure.
Some of the common and daily life solutions for resolving Blood Pressure issues that Ayurveda have provided that makes curing easy and the effects are for long term.
Hypertension when left untreated for a long time could be a major risk factor for diseases such as heart attacks, kidney failures, strokes and such other disorders. Hypertension is also in other words called the silent killer as there are chances that the disease may remain silent for a long time without any symptoms and the only way to find out if one has hypertension is by periodic checking with a physician.
When the systolic blood pressure is beyond 120 and diastolic blood pressure is beyond 80, the person is said to have developed high blood pressure. Though certain symptoms such as dizziness, pain in the chest, fatigue, difficulty in breathing and palpitations are considered to be associated with hypertension, it is better to confirm with a physician before arriving at conclusions.
From an Ayurvedic perspective, high blood pressure is due to the derangement of all the three doshas, the heart and the blood vessels. The Ayurveda remedies involves normalizing the imbalances of pitta and vata. Ayurveda suggests modification in nutrition, practicing breathing exercises like pranayama, yoga, meditation, physical exercise along with treatment involving herbal medicines and drugs.
Certain herbs that are useful in treating hypertension are: Sarpagandha, Arjuna which is beta-blocker and has powerful antioxidant, anti-angina, hypolipidemic and cardio-protective properties, Gokshura which is a diuretic and an inhibitor of ACE, Punarnava which is diuretic and has a channel blocking activity and Praval Bhasma which provides necessary calcium and magnesium. With guidance of an Ayurvedic physician, Niruha basti chikitsa and Dhara therapy are considered to be good therapies for hypertension.
Ayurveda solutions for Hypertension
- Cardamom has natural therapies to cure blood pressure. Powdered cardamom with lukewarm water every morning is good for treating blood pressure
If you can, then you should have cardamom powder with honey
- Fenugreek has great solutions. Put fenugreek in water for the whole night and the next morning, eat the fenugreek and drink the water
These solutions are good for cholesterol, blood pressure and if there is any problem of blockage in the artery, it will resolve it.
- Bottle-gourd juice is yet another solution for resolving blood pressure issues on empty stomach. Try putting coriander and black pepper with it to ensure more health benefits
Bael leaves are very good to have in High Blood Pressure conditions
Do have urine of cow every morning on empty stomach for curing diabetic conditions
- The best way to cure low blood pressure is to have Jaggery along with warm water, salt and honey
Orange juice, sugarcane juice along with salt cures low blood pressure
Have home-made butter along with sugar lumps for curing low blood pressure