Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Nine Herbs That Can Naturally Reduce Blood Pressure

One in three Americans have high blood pressure and in the event of a disaster, heart medication is likely to be scarce. That’s a problem, because during a disaster, your stress level will be much higher, making people dependent upon heart medication more susceptible to a heart attack. While you could and should stockpile prescription medications to the extent that you’re able, it’s always good to have a back up plan.

Here are nine herbs and plans that can naturally reduce blood pressure when your prescription stash is gone.  #WorldHeartDay

A controlled study compared hibiscus tea to ACE inhibitors (a common high blood pressure medication) and found that the tea out-performed those medications. Basil has a number of wonderful properties including anti-viral, anti-bacterial as well as lowering your blood pressure. Cardamom is a spice used heavily in middle eastern and Indian cooking. Similar to cinnamon, this seed lowers blood pressure. red sage Cinnamon helps to lower your blood pressure as well as regulate your blood sugar. Hawthorn has been used in Chinese medicine for centuries. Use an extract or a tea of this powerhouse to lower your blood pressure. Cat's Claw is a vining plant that acts on the calcium channels in your cells to reduce blood pressure. Make a tea out of the leaves and flowers. Known for its relaxing fragrance, it's no surprise that lavender helps reduce blood pressure. In addition to the fragrance, lavender leaves and flowers can be used in cooking. With more than 20 anti-inflammatory compounds, celery seed is a heavy-hitter when it comes to battling high blood pressure naturally.

Source: Nine Herbs That Can Naturally Reduce Blood Pressure by Mark Taylor via Ready Tribe - Don't Just Survive, Thrive!.

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