How often do you control your blood pressure? Usually, we only check when already feeling something not good in our body. However, when we are aware of that, in fact, the problem might already at an advanced stage.
High blood pressure or hypertension is capable of attacking anyone. Ranging from young children to the elderly. Unhealthy lifestyle and bad diet be one contributing factor.
What is hypertension actually means?
In a medical explanation, this occurs when a certain condition in which the force of the blood against the artery walls is too high. Hypertension occurs when the blood pressure exceeds 120/80 mm Hg.
By changing the diet by eating natural foods such as fruit, vegetables, and seeds, as well as avoid a menu with high saturated fat, can lower blood pressure up to 14 mmHg lower.
If you are affected by high blood pressure or hypertension, then it can bring up the various complications of other dangerous diseases. A common complication is a condition such as heart attack and stroke. By doing these patterns change indirectly can lower the risk of death from high blood pressure.
Therefore, these are following herbs to lowering high blood pressure you should know.
1. Cheese fruit (Morinda citrifolia)
Cheese fruit also known as Noni helps widen blood vessels, so the heart doesn’t have to work too hard to pump blood and thus lowering high blood pressure to normal. Cheese fruit extract juice consumption will help to provide hormone Xeronine. These hormone work in contradictory, which means it can work for the sufferer of high blood pressure or low blood pressure.
If consumed by people with high blood pressure, Xeronin will work to lower blood pressure becomes normal. Conversely, if consumed by a low blood pressure sufferers, will increase blood pressure becomes normal in another way. In other words, Noni juice serves as an adaptogen, i.e. stabilization function of the body’s cells.
2. Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica)
Ever heard about “Gotu Kola”? Centella asiatica is commonly known as Gotu Kola or Pegagan in Southeast Asia. This plant leaf tastes a little bit sweet. In terms of a cure high blood pressure, it has the function of cleaning the blood and the blood circulation. In addition, Centella asiatica proven protects capillaries and blood vessels, as well as supporting microcirculation.
3. Holy Mangrove (Acanthus ilicifolius)
This herb is commonly known as holly-leaved acanthus and holy mangrove. This is a plant that has a unique form of bushes on the leaves. Part of the edge of the leaves with a jagged edge and sharp taper at each end. The leaves are shiny green color slightly yellowish.
It is based on some of the content of the substance in the leaves that have good nutrition for your body. Some of these include substances such as Alkaloids, Polyphenols, Flavonoids, and Amino acid. All of these compounds have the benefits and usefulness of each for the body.
Other benefits of these leaves are important to maintaining healthy kidneys and neutralize toxins in the kidneys. Holy mangrove is acted as a blood purifier so it can help to avoid hypertension.
4. Black Cumin (Nigella sativa)
This plant is a flowering annual plant called Nigella sativa and belongs to Ranunculaceae family, commonly found in Southern Asia and Western Asia.
In its home country, Black cumin is often used as a seasoning and a natural preservative for the cuisine of India and the Middle East. Black cumin has the taste and aroma of spices with a sense of bitter-spicy like a combination of onion, black pepper, and oregano. Black cumin fruit on this shape is similar to capsules. The color is clear and it is white and rectangular shapes. The colors in this black cumin quickly grew with change color when exposed to air.
In the case of increasing the content of homosistin substances in the blood, can result in the risk of blockage of the blood vessels to the heart, the blood vessels in the brain and peripheral blood vessels as well. Thymoquinone substances contained in Black cumin is capable of inhibiting ascension of homosisitin. Therefore, the plant has a function that can unleash a flow of blood that hampered in the body and can help in the process of the heart. Personally, this is the best herbs to lower blood pressure.
5. Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa)
Tea made from the flowers of rosella can be your choice for reducing high blood pressure. Rosella tea benefits have strong antioxidant and are active in maintaining the health of the human body organs, because it contains a phenolic compound, including Glucose, Anthocyanin, Glycoside hibiscin, and also other substances.
The substance is contained in the flowers of rosella could help the people from the problem of cholesterol. With rosella flower tea, drinking on a regular basis will easing the body in controlling blood pressure so that decrease negative impact on overall health.
6. Ant-Plant (Myrmecodia tuberose)
Ant-Plant can also be used to cure the disease of hypertension because of the content of flavonoids. Hypertension occurs basically due to blood clotting in the body, and the substances flavonoids can prevent such things from happening. Additionally, Ant-Plant also helps suppress stress and helps the body relax so your body can rest comfortably.
That’s some of the plants and herbs that contain substances that could be used as natural remedy for high blood pressure. I hope can give benefits to those of you who are looking for references about the plants and herbs that are necessary to maintain a good health.