Category: Blood Pressure

Best 10 Homemade Remedies to control High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure or Hypertension is one of the most common problems of the present times especially in industrialized countries. It increases the risk of many diseases of the cardiovascular system (hypertensive heart diseases), brain (cerebro-vascular strokes), kidneys (nephrosclerosis) and peripheral arteries. It is on the top list among the disorders which are causing morbidity and mortality.

Blood Pressure Readings:

Categories

Systolic (mmHg)

Diastolic (mmHg)
Normal Blood Pressure 120 80
Pre-Hypertension 120-139 80-89
Stage -1 140-159 90-99
Stage -2 160 or above 100 or above

In Ayurveda, it can be understood by assessing the involved doshas, srotasas etc. It can be best understood mainly as a pathological condition of the Rakta dhatu and Vyana vata. In association with these, Prana Vayu, Sadhaka Pitta and Avalmabaka Kapha are also involved in the manifestation of essential hypertension.

What are the causes of High Blood Pressure?

  • Stress and tension
  • Insufficient sleep
  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Excess alcohol consumption
  • Hormonal disorders
  • Kidney disease
  • Excess consumption of salt in the diet
  • Wrong eating habits like consuming non-vegetarian diet.

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Best 10 Homemade Remedies for High Blood Pressure:

Lemon

  • Lemon juice is an ancient remedy for high blood pressure as it reduces the rigidity of the blood vessels. It also reduces fatty deposits in the coronary artery. It is a potent anti-oxidant which neutralises the free radicals in the body. It also prevents the inflammation and injuries to the blood vessels as inflammation of blood vessels is the major cause of atherosclerosis.

How to use

  • Take a cup of warm water and add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and add 1 tablespoon of honey into it. Mix well and drink this mixture twice a day.

Triphala Powder

  • Triphala Powder is a mixture of 3 wonderful herbs: Haritaki, Bahera and Amla mixed in equal proportion by weight. It is traditionally used for cardiovascular diseases and high blood pressure. If a patient has a problem of hardening of blood vessels, fatty deposits, then this remedy is effective in lowering blood pressure.

How to use

  • Take 3 grams triphala powder and 5 grams sugar and mix it in 250 ml of water. Heat this water and leave it overnight in a glass container.  Strain the liquid and discard the residues. Drink this water everyday on empty stomach.

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Bananas

  • The increased intake of potassium rich foods can help in preventing as well as curing hypertension. Banana is rich in potassium content. So, regular intake of bananas helps in lowering blood pressure. It also helps in reducing the impacts of sodium in the body.
  • The juice extracted from the inner banana stem can also be taken as it is traditionally used in India for high blood pressure. It is a great source of potassium as well as Vitamin B6.

Apple Cider Vinegar

  • Apple cider vinegar has anti-hypertensive action so it helps in reducing high blood pressure.

How to use

  • Mix 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar, 1 tablespoon of honey in a cup of warm water and drink this mixture before breakfast.

Watermelon Seeds

  • Watermelon seeds are a good source of cucurbocitrin, which prevents narrowing of blood vessels and help in dilating the blood vessels and also improve blood flow to the various parts of the body. Secondly, water melon seeds improve the urine output and improve kidney functions.

How to use

  • Take a ½ teaspoon of water melon seeds and crush them to make powder. Eat this powder twice a day.

Garlic:

  • Garlic is now considered as a safe alternative to hypersensitive drugs. It reduces the elevated systolic blood pressure but it does not reduce blood pressure in individual with normal blood pressure. It further helps the patients with elevated cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. It is good to maintain healthy blood pressure due to stress.

How to use

  • Take 2-3 garlic cloves and crush them to make juice. Take 6-10 drops of garlic juice in a cup of warm water, stir and drink this water twice a day.

Honey

  • Honey has an effect on elevated systolic blood pressure. It lowers the oxidative stress on the kidneys which help in lowering the elevated systolic blood pressure.

How to use

  • Take a cup of lukewarm water and add 2 tablespoons of honey, ½ tablespoon of ginger juice and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. Drink this mixture empty stomach in the morning.

Buttermilk:

  • Buttermilk contains more phospholipids than milk. It is also a good source of bioactive molecules that exhibit modulating effects on immunity, metabolism and cell signalling. It also helps in lowering cholesterol levels and blood pressure naturally. It also helps in pre-hypertensive and stage 1 of hypertension.
  • How to use
  • Drink a glass of buttermilk everyday with lunch.

Coconut Water

  • Coconut water has good qualities of potassium and magnesium. Therefore, it reduces the systolic pressure and also supports the functioning of cardiac muscles. Drink coconut water regularly once a day.

Vitamin-D

  • Vitamin D is naturally found in sunlight, fortified milk, dairy products etc. Intake of foods rich in Vitamin D helps in reducing the blood pressure. Blood pressure is often elevated when there is reduced exposure to sunlight.

Diet and lifestyle

  • Go full vegetarian: It is scientifically proven that vegetarian diet cuts of high blood pressure. Have more of vegetables, fruits, green tea, cardamom tea, tulsi tea, water melon, non-fat yogurt, pomegranate, bananas, almonds, drumstick, olive oil.
  • Brisk walking for at least 30 minutes daily is recommended. Moderate intensity exercises such as jogging, cycling or swimming can also be done.
  • It is also advised to release naturally manifested reflexes and urges by not forcibly controlling them like reflexes of hunger, thirst, sleep, defecation, urination etc.
  • Intake of excessive cold or hot, dry or oily, stale and preserved and packaged foods should be avoided.
  • Take less of sugar-sweetened foods and beverages.
  • Fried food stuffs should be avoided.
  • Practice pranayama for 5 minutes daily.
  • Wake up before 6 A.M. in the morning and sleep at around 11 P.M.

Undergo oil massage at least once a week as it keeps stress and tensions at bay

How to control blood sugar level naturally?

Introduction:

Diabetes Mellitus is a disease in which there is high sugar level. In the Diabetes Mellitus, there is an impaired glucose intolerance of the body and insulin function is also affected. Normally, Pancreas secretes the insulin which helps in the regulation of the blood sugar. If a person, is having diabetes the pancreas either cannot produce insulin or uses the insulin incorrectly or may be the both.

DIABETES MELLITUS

According to Ayurveda, It is known as Madhumeha (urine is sweet like honey). It is a metabolic disorder in which there is a vitiation of the Kapha energy with reduced Agni, hence it leads to increase in blood sugar level. The causes of the Madhumeha (Diabetes mellitus) are luxury, sedentary lifestyle, lack of physical activities, exercise and intake of kapha vardak food. All these causes increase the kapha dosha in the body & Safe and healthy life

What are the different forms of the diabetes mellitus?

Forms of Diabetes mellitus:

  • The Genetic form: This form can be compared by the insulin dependent diabetic mellitus or Type I DM.
  • The Acquired form: This can be compared by the non-insulin dependent diabetic mellitus or Type 2 DM.
  • Gestational Diabetes: This is the form of diabetes mellitus which may occur during pregnancy only.

What are the clinical features of the diabetes mellitus?

Clinical features of the Diabetes mellitus

  • Excessive, turbid urine
  • Pallor and dryness of the body.
  • Bad body odor.      
  • Loss of sexual urge.
  • Extreme Hunger.

What can be the risk factors for the diabetes mellitus?

Risk Factors for the Diabetes Mellitus

  • Family history.
  • Weak immune system.
  • Luxury lifestyle.     
  • Bad food habits.
  • Excessive weight gain.
  • High Blood Pressure

What can be the complications of the Diabetes mellitus?

Complications of the Diabetes mellitus

  • Cardiac disorders
  • Insomnia
  • Neuropathy
  • Nephropathy
  • Foot damage.

What herbal remedies Planet Ayurveda provide for the diabetes mellitus

Planet Ayurveda is one of the herbal manufacturing company. It provides herbal remedies for the various health ailments. Ayurveda is a boon for the mankind, as these herbal remedies has no side effects. Planet Ayurveda provides Diabetes care Pack for the blood sugar control. In this there is a various herbs, which altogether works in a synergistic manner. Let’s see them in details!!!

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  • Fenugreek capsules
  • Bitter melon capsules
  • Dia-Beta Plus capsules
  • Madhu mehantak churna

Fenugreek capsules:

This herbal remedy is the standardized pure extract of the Fenugreek herb (Trigonella foenum). This herb is commonly known as Methi seeds. These capsules help to slow down the digestion and absorption of the carbohydrates, hence it leads to decrease in the blood glucose level. These herbal capsules also help to balance all the energies (Vata, Pitta and kapha) in the body.

Bitter melon capsules:

These capsules are the standardized extract of the Bittermelon (Momordica charantia). These herbal capsules are very effective in controlling the blood sugar level. It helps to stimulate the digestive function and improve appetite. The standardized extract of this herbal capsule, contains bitter principles and charantin. Charantin is the hypoglycemic agent.

Dia-Beta Plus capsules:

This herbal remedy is the unique combination of various herbs like Gurmaar (Gymnema sylvestrae), Karela (Momordica charantia), Saptrangi (Salacia oblongo), Vizaygaar (Pterocarpus marsupium), Ashwagandha (Withania sominefera) and Tulsi (Ocimum tenuiflonium). These capsules not only reduce the blood sugar level but also rejuvenate overall health. It helps to manage the complications also. These capsules help to balance the Vata and Kapha energy in the body. These capsules also help to remove the toxins from the body.

Madhu mehantak churna:

This herbal preparation is a blend of various effective herbs such as Saptrangi (Salacia chinesis), Vizayaar (Pteracarpus marspium), Bilva Patra (Aegle marmelos), Gurmaar (Gynema sylvistra), Daruhaldi (Berberis aristata) etc. These all herbs work together in a synergistic manner. They help to control the sugar levels and provide strength to the body. This herbal remedy all helps to manage the complications of the diabetes.

All these Diabetes herbal remedies for controlling the blood sugar level have following benefits as compare to other products are as follows:

1. All the products are pure and safe to use.

2. All the products are formulated by the MD doctors.

3. All the products are free from chemicals, artificial preservatives, fillers, colors and yeast.

4. All the products are 100% vegetarian.

5. All the products are free from side effects.