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Herbs for High Blood Pressure

Herbs for High Blood Pressure — High blood pressure is usually a lifestyle disease. Risk factors for high blood pressure include smoking, alcohol abuse, obesity, high salt intake, lack of exercise and stress. High blood pressure is also genetic. Family history of hypertension and stroke may lead to high blood pressure. If left untreated high blood pressure may lead to heart attack and stroke.

SkullcapNatural herbs for high blood pressure are increasingly being used as a mode of treatment by alternative therapists. Following herbs are used to lower high blood pressure.

  • Garlic (Allium sativum)
  • Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna),
  • Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna)
  • Gotu Kola (Hydrocotyle asiatica)
  • Skullcap (Scutellaria)
  • Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)
  • Valerian (Valeriana)
  • Manjishta (Rubia tinctoria)
  • Jatamamsi (Nardostachys jatamamsi)
  • Shankapushpi (Clitoria ternatea)
  • Burdock (Arctum lappa)
  • Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum)
  • Garlic Allium (sativum)
  • Hawthorn (Crataegus oxycanthus)
  • Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans)
  • Ginger (Zingiber officinale)
  • Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum)
  • Kelp (Fucus visiculosis)

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