The Ayurvedic line of treatment for hypertension is aimed at identifying the root cause of the condition and then administering herbs that can eradicate the problem from its roots. For this to happen, it is imperative that digestion is improved and the digestive fire is strengthened. Secondly, the toxins that have already accumulated in the heart channels have to be eliminated. And lastly, mind relaxation techniques – including meditation
, yoga and pranayama – are recommended to ensure that the mind remains calm and stable.
Diet & Lifestyle Advice
, eggs, table salt, pickles
as it increases heart rate.
Increase use of garlic
, lemon, parsley
, Indian gooseberry (amla), watermelon, grapefruit
, skim milk
and cottage cheese. Regular exercise is one of the best ways to lower blood pressure; brisk walking, jogging, swimming and athletics are good options. Laughter is the best medicine, as it relieves stress
, which are the main causes of high blood pressure
in today’s lifestyle.
1) Make a juice of 3-4 garlic cloves
, 10-12 basil
leaves, and one fourth cup of of wheat
grass. Have once a day.
2) Mix 1 teaspoon of onion
juice with an equal amount of honey. Take once a day for 1 week. Upon noticing improvement, continue for several more days.
3) Mix 1 gm of garlic paste with a glass of buttermilk. Drink this buttermilk twice a day.
4) Grind 10 gm of roasted watermelon seeds. Add the powder to 2 cups of water and boil for about 15 minutes. Strain the liquid and consume daily in the morning and evening.