10 Ayurvedic Remedies to Lower Blood Pressure

Blood pressure commonly known as BP is the force/pressure of circulating blood on the walls of blood vessels of the body. Normal levels are 120 over 80 and less than 140 over 90 (120/80-140/90).

The best way to lower high blood pressure naturally involves creating greater balance in mind and body. Ayurvedic remedies which lower stress and enhance the metabolic health of both are often effective natural therapies for hypertension.

Here are some Ayurvedic remedies that are useful for lowering blood pressure naturally, and also for reducing stress, enhance digestive and metabolic health, inhibit inflammation-which helps prevent atherosclerosis, and even improve neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s.

1. Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha is a popular herb not just for lowering blood pressure, but also for reducing inflammation and stress. This herb strengthens the mind and body and increases the ability to handle physical and psychological stress.

2. Triphala

Triphala decreases hypertension, it helps to normalize blood circulation, reduces cholesterol. Triphala is used to rejuvenate the body, and it is considered to be one of the most important Ayurvedic formulas.

3. Jatamasi

It is beneficial in hypertension because it helps to protect the arteries from free radical damage. It repairs Arterial damage and, as cholesterol repairs the damage, the vessel diameter narrows and the inner diameter decreases, thus creating higher blood pressure.

4. Arjuna

It is another powerful herb for lowering high blood pressure. This herb increases the turnover of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, in the liver, so that the bad cholesterol is not oxidized in your blood vessels to form atherosclerotic plaque.

5. Onion

Onion is an anti-bacterial agent, it is considered to be the best healing diet for lowering blood pressure. It contains a substance flavonol quercetin that is helpful in lowering the blood pressure and hypertension.

6. Garlic

Garlic helps in alleviating blood pressure and also in reducing cholesterol levels. Garlic is very helpful in preventing any blood flow obstruction in the arteries. As it makes blood thinner, it promotes smooth blood flow.

7. Amla

It has been proven to be very effective in lowering blood pressure. This juice, taken on an empty stomach with one glass of water can save you from various kinds of ailments in a long run.

8. Green Tea

It is known to be best anti-oxidant that only has refreshing effects on the body. Consumption of green tea in moderation is very effective and helps in decreasing stress levels, the major causes of blood pressure and hypertension.

9. Lemon

It is one of the most effective fruit in reducing high blood pressure levels in the body as it helps in softening the blood vessels and removing any rigidity that can be a possibility in the smooth flow of blood.

10. Honey

It is considered one of the best herbal remedy for various kinds of health problem including hypertension.

7 Ways to Control High Blood Pressure
9 Foods That Are Good for High Blood Pressure

Comments (5)

  1. Babita Sharma

    Hello mam I m your fan from long time.I am regular reader to your sunday brunch column. Nice information mam May I know the procedure to consume these herbs?Thank you ma’am

    • Dr Shikha's NutriHealth

      Onion, garlic, amla and lemon can be consumed freely in food. Honey should be taken 1-2 teaspoons per day preferably early morning empty stomach with water. Green tea needs to be taken at least 2 cups per day anytime of the day. Ashwagandha, triphala, arjuna (any one to start with) capsules can be taken 1 after breakfast and dinner.

  2. ART

    Im having Ashwaganda powder…how to consume it for BP and cholesterol

  3. Yousuf

    How much ashwagandha powder to be taken with milk?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


My Cart