Natural Home Remedies for High Blood Pressure or Hypertension

Hypertension or High Blood Pressure Remedies

Hypertension or High Blood Pressure is a health condition in which blood pressure remains abnormally high. Hypertension is a disease of the modern age and an uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to conditions like stroke, heart attack, heart failure, blindness or kidney failure. There can be many causes to High Blood Pressure such as stress, hormonal imbalances, obesity, high intake of sodium,Tobacco usage, Potassium intake, Alcohol consumption etc to name a few. It is very important to notice the symptoms of Hypertension and take immediate treatment for the same. But the good news is that this condition can be treated and cured. Natural Home Remedies and practicing certain yoga postures are known to be very effective in treating High Blood Pressure.

The benefit of going for natural remedies is that it is much safer and cheaper than the over the counter medication. Given below are some home remedies for Hypertension.

Natural Home Remedies for High Blood pressure

Given below are some effective natural home remedies for High Blood Pressure or Hypertension.

  • Having 2-3 raw cloves of Garlic a day is an effective remedy in lowering the blood pressure.
  • Taking a mixture of 1 teaspoon fresh Indian gooseberry juice and 1 teaspoon of honey early morning empty stomach on a regular basis helps fight hypertension.
  • Taking 1 teaspoon powder made with equal amounts of watermelon seeds and poppy seeds on empty stomach in the evening with water regularly for 45 days help in lowering blood pressure.
  • Taking one teaspoonful of fenugreek seeds powder morning and evening with an empty stomach for a month can help cure hypertension.
  • Consuming fresh papayas regularly on an empty stomach regularly is helpful for hypertension.
  • Consuming a mixture of half teaspoon of onion juice and half of teaspoon honey twice a day helps to lower the blood pressure.
  • Have a mixture of 1 teaspoon each of honey, ginger juice and cumin powder twice a day regularly is helpful in the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Take equal amounts of fennel seeds, cumin seeds and sugar and make a powder of it. Add 1 teaspoon of this in water and drink twice a day on a regular basis to lower blood pressure.

Apart from this, hot foot or leg bath for 10-15 minutes and hot compress over the heart have proven beneficial for high blood pressure. Yoga for Hypertension is one of the most effective remedies too. If you are suffering from this condition why not give natural home remedies a try?

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Anamika S 4 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India Author

@bola Consult your Doctor before taking any natural remedies during pregnancy.


bola 4 years ago

Please can I use the local remedy in pregnancy as well?


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Lady_E 6 years ago from London, UK

Interesting Read - Thanks for these useful tips. Last year I had high BP while in hospital and they kept on giving me cold milk to bring it down. If it happens again, now I have more useful remedies.

Nice new photo - Anamika.

Regards. :)


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Corin 6 years ago

This is a useful hub. I knew that garlic helps to lower high blood pressure, for everyday my mother crushes 3 cloves of garlic, mix it with some lemon juice and drink it.Now, you offer some new alternatives that I think are not so awful to swallow. I'll print your hub for her.


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Shalini Kagal 6 years ago from India

Hi Anamika - great suggestions. High blood pressure can be the cause of so many other complications and we don't check regularly or do anything to keep it down.

Nice avatar pic btw :)


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theindianblues 6 years ago from Somewhere on the Globe

Useful information and nice narration. Good to read and follow. I will follow these tips definitely, if I get the HBP. In fact provided the hub address to one of my friends, whos father is suffering with this problem.


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Micky Dee 6 years ago

I've tried to stay on top of my HBP for years. I'm mostly on top of it. I was on medication and now I'm not. My last check a few days ago was 115 over 83. I've used other methods, all natural, to stabilize. I bookmarked this page and I will add your suggestions. Thank you!


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calicoaster 6 years ago

These are really amazing remedies Anamika! Though I already knew about the garlic remedy, coz my dad had this High blood pressure problem and I had to forcefully make him eat garlic. He was always in so much foul mood with me because of this. I guess now I can forward him some 'tastier' and more tongue friendly remedies as provided by you. Thanks a tonnneee for sharing this!! :)


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2besure 6 years ago from Charlotte, North Carolina

I know how important it is to keep high blood pressure controlled. I learned something new with your hub.


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msorensson 6 years ago

I know all about honey and garlic and papayas and the seeds..

I did not know about Indian gooseberrie juice and onion juice.

Thanks!!

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