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Can blood pressure be normalized with medicinal plants? How to treat hypertension with herbs?

by ROBINSON JAMES HERBERT about a year ago in health
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Almost everyone can treat hypertension with herbs, regardless of the severity of the disease and its duration. The only thing that is important to consider is the contraindications to the use of a particular plant.

Can blood pressure be normalized with medicinal plants? How to treat hypertension with herbs?
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Herbs for hypertension

Can blood pressure be normalized with medicinal plants? How to treat hypertension with herbs?

In what cases can herbal treatment be used for hypertension?

Almost everyone can treat hypertension with herbs, regardless of the severity of the disease and its duration. The only thing that is important to consider is the contraindications to the use of a particular plant.

In the initial stages of hypertension, herbal medicine can be the main method of treatment. In more severe forms, it is used only as an adjunct to the main treatment. Often in these cases, herbal supplementation can reduce the dose of medication and help stabilize blood pressure.

For the treatment of hypertension, we need herbs with a sedative, regulatory, vasodilating and diuretic effect.

And what specific herbs have all these effects?

If an increase in blood pressure is closely related to stress, then it is good to use herbs with a calming effect. These include, for example, motherwort, valerian, blue cyanosis. Many herbs regulate vascular tone. These are arnica, astragalus, barberry, dried hen, chokeberry, shepherd's purse. With volume-dependent hypertension, herbs with a moderate diuretic effect - silver birch, knotweed, kidney tea, dill - help well.

If herbs have different effects, is it probably best to combine them?

Yes of course. The patient is selected 2-4 prescriptions, which are changed every two months with a break of 5-7 days. The therapy should be very long. If herbs are applied from time to time, then there will be no lasting healing effect. I will give a recipe for universal fees.

Collection # 1. Hawthorn (fruits) - 4 parts, rose hips (fruits) - 4 parts, dill (seeds) - 2 parts, chokeberry (fruits) - 3 parts. 3 tablespoons of the collection pour 1 liter of boiling water, boil for 3 minutes, leave for 3 hours, drain. Take 1 glass 3 times daily before meals.

Collection # 2. Motherwort (grass) - 4 parts, marsh creeper (grass) - 2 parts, hawthorn (fruits) - 1 part, lemon balm (leaves) - 1 part, shepherd's purse (grass) - 1 part, chokeberry ( fruits) - 1 part, wild strawberries (leaves) - 1 part, dill (seeds) - 1 part. 3 tablespoons of the mixture pour 0.5 liters of boiling water, insist in a thermos for 6-8 hours, strain. Drink 2/3 cup 3 times a day 20-40 minutes before meals.

Collection # 3. Motherwort (grass) - 5 parts, hawthorn (flowers) - 2 parts, peppermint (leaves) - 1 part, knotweed (grass) - 1 part, drooping birch (leaves) - 1 part, astragalus (grass) - 2 parts. Pour 2 tablespoons of the mixture with 0.5 liters of boiling water, insist in a thermos for 6-8 hours, strain. Drink 1 glass 3 times a day 20-40 minutes before meals.

Collection # 4. Hawthorn (flowers) - 3 parts, hawthorn (fruits) - 3 parts, field horsetail (grass) - 3 parts, garlic bulbs - 2 parts, arnica (flowers) - 1 part. Pour 1 tablespoon of the mixture with 1 glass of boiling water, leave for 4 hours, strain. Take 1/4 cup 4 times daily before meals.

Collection # 5. Valerian (rhizomes and roots) - 2 parts, lemon balm (leaves) - 2 parts, yarrow (herb) - 1 part, marsh cinnamon (grass) - 2 parts. Pour 1 tablespoon of the mixture with 1 glass of boiling water, leave for 4 hours, strain. Take 1/4 cup 3 times a day with or without food.

Collecting # 6. Swamp desiccant (grass) - 1 part, sweet clover (herb) - 1 part, woolly astragalus (grass) - 2 parts, field horsetail - 2 parts. Pour 1 tablespoon of the mixture with 1 glass of boiling water, leave for 4 hours, strain. Take 2 tablespoons 3 times daily after meals.

Collection # 7. Hanging birch (leaf) - 1 part, sweet clover (grass) - 1 part, heart-shaped linden (flowers) - 2 parts, field horsetail (grass) - 1 part, lemon balm (leaves) - 2 parts, immortelle sandy (flowers) - 2 parts, hawthorn (fruits) - 4 parts, rose hips (fruits) - 4 parts, marsh creeper (grass) - 6 parts. Pour 0.5 liters of boiling water over 1 tablespoon of the mixture, leave for 2 hours, drain. Take 2/3 cup 3 times a day 10-15 minutes before meals.

Is it possible to choose some kind of medicinal plant or collection, focusing on the blood pressure figures? After all, it is known that in some people it is mainly the upper pressure that rises, and in someone - only the lower one.

Medicinal plants have a complex effect on the body. But you can roughly say how this or that herb will affect the level of blood pressure. With an increase in the upper - systolic pressure - plants that have a calming effect and affect the heart rate and strength are preferable. Lower - diastolic pressure - decreases under the influence of plants with vasodilating and diuretic properties.

The table mentions either infusion or tincture. What is the difference between these concepts? Is it possible to replace tincture with infusion and vice versa?

The infusion is always prepared on a water basis. That is, if the recipe says "pour boiling water, insist", then we will get an infusion. The tincture is prepared with alcohol. In this case, the percentage of alcohol is important. Most herbs insist on 70-degree alcohol. But for some plants it is better to insist on 40-degree alcohol, that is, on vodka. In principle, it is possible to replace the tincture with infusion, for example, in the case of poor tolerance of alcohol solutions. However, there is no complete interchangeability between infusions and tinctures.

Many treat hypertension with juices. What can you say about this method?

Some of them can significantly help with hypertension. The following recipes are very popular:

  1. Mix equal parts freshly squeezed beet juice with honey. Take 1/4 cup 3 times daily before meals.
  2. Mix 1 glass of beetroot juice, 1 glass of carrot juice, half a glass of horseradish juice, juice of 3 medium-sized lemons and 1 glass of honey. Mix everything well with a wooden spoon, place in a dark glass dish and refrigerate. Take 1 tablespoon 3 times a day one hour before meals.
  3. Take 50 ml of chokeberry juice 3 times a day before meals.

Can herbal baths help with hypertension?

Yes. Baths also have a beneficial effect on hypertensive patients. You can advise the following recipe: take 1 tablespoon of oregano herb, linden flowers, creeper grass, birch leaves, hop cones, thyme and sage. Mix, pour 2 liters of boiling water, leave for 2 hours, drain. Add the resulting infusion to a bath of warm water. The duration of the procedure is 15 minutes. Baths are taken every other day, the course of treatment is 15–20 baths.

Also effective are foot baths with mountain lavender grass, marsh creeper, oregano, lemon balm.

Are there any contraindications for herbal medicine for hypertension?

Sure. I deliberately did not mention poisonous plants, although some of them are also used for hypertension.

Here is an approximate list of contraindications for those plants that were discussed today.

During pregnancy, barberry, sweet clover, motherwort, yarrow and dill seeds in large doses are contraindicated. With a peptic ulcer and a tendency to thrombophlebitis, you can not use chokeberry juice. In acute kidney disease, care must be taken when using knotweed. Therefore, before starting treatment for hypertension with herbs, be sure to consult with your doctor.

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ROBINSON JAMES HERBERT

I'm a worshiper of creativity and knowledge. I'm a researcher of many sectors. I like to write my own view on various subjects, and also like to write about techniques and tips. Follow me to get amazing information and tips.

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