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Treating Low Blood Pressure with Natural Remedies

Low blood pressure, also known as hypotension is a condition when your systolic readings fall below the 90/60 mmHg. The pressure of blood is determined by the number of times your arteries beat in order to ensure blood flow that your heart requires to fill itself up. Sometimes due to various reasons your arteries do not beat at optimal levels and they pump blood slower than natural pace and this leads to hypotension or the low blood pressure. While low blood pressure is not a harmful of concerning condition in itself (people who have perfect body weight and stay quite active usually have low BP), but the symptoms associated with low BP are something that can cause people some trouble.

The symptoms of low blood pressure include fatigue, nausea, dizziness, fainting and palpitations which make it quite unpleasant for some people. This article discusses natural remedies for low blood pressure and also its symptoms, so that you can avoid it easily, instantly and naturally.

  1. Drink Salt Water

Most of the times low Bp is caused as a result of imbalance of electrolytes inside our bodies, the sugars and the salts lose their natural balance and this affects the viscosity of the blood, and ultimately impacts how arteries circulate the blood. Consuming salts helps to overcome this electrolyte imbalance and instantly provides relief from hypotension.

All You Need To Do…

In a glass of fresh water dissolve a teaspoon of salt and drink this whenever you experience signals of low blood pressure. You will instantly regain your energy and would be able to get rid of hypotension. In case you don’t find the salty water inviting, you can add a teaspoon of salt in a glass of orange juice that will do the trick too!

But make sure you don’t overdo this remedy and too much consumption of salt is also not good for health.

  1. Rosemary Massage to Alleviate Low BP

Rosemary is a very beneficial herb that works excellently to alleviate the low blood pressure and its symptoms of course. The mere aroma of rosemary is enough to enhance your mood and send good signals to your nervous system, which naturally boosts positive energies as a result. Massaging with rosemary has been found to improve blood circulation which consequently helps with low blood pressure and avoids its unwanted symptoms.

All You Need To Do…

First of all, you put these dried rosemary leaves to the jar. Then, you pour the olive oil in it. You have to make sure that these dried leaves are covered completely in this oil. Next, you cover this jar with its lid and keep it sit aside for 2 to 3 days. After that, you take the mixture out of the oil and then strain it to another jar and store it. You may apply this mixture on your forehead whenever you feel like you are having a low BP. You massage gently it for a few minutes with the oil and keep doing this process daily till you get rid of low blood-pressure completely. Or you may consume up to 10 ml of rosemary tincture daily to raise the blood pressure.

  1. Using Star Anise

Star Anise is a famous Indian spice used in its various local cuisines to enhance flavor, thanks to its strong aroma and scent. But no one really knew that the importance of star anise isn’t just limited to its flavor and aroma, there is much more to it; Star Anise has been long used in the Ayurveda for its amazing therapeutic benefits, and treating low blood pressure is one of them. Star Anise contains mineral like calcium, potassium, iron, manganese, copper, zinc, and magnesium and these are helpful to remedy low BP caused by electrolyte imbalance in the body.

All You Need To Do…

The best and easy natural remedy for low BP with star anise is to include this spice to your every day recipes. But if that’s not possible or you think the cuisines you make may not get along with Star Anise flavor, you can concoct a special tea.

In a cup put 1 teaspoon of Star Anise. Pour over them hot boiling water and let them steep for 10 minutes. Strain the liquid and consume to treat hypotension.

  1. Drink Coffee

Drinking coffee or any caffeinated drink of your choice is also quite helpful to remedy low blood pressure. Many experts agree that caffeine has the ability to block the certain hormones which keep dilate the arteries resulting in low blood pressure.

All You Need To Do…

So all you need to do, next time when you are experiencing low Blood Pressure, brew yourself a cup of nice aromatic coffee and sip on it to boost energy and overcome hypotension.

You can also eat chocolate, or drink chocolate milk or black tea, whatever suits you best.

  1. Lemonade for Low BP

Lemon juice is also very effective natural remedy for low blood pressure. But it is especially effective when you have a low blood pressure due to dehydration. Lemon juice will boost your metabolism and hydrate your system thoroughly, which would eventually raise your blood pressure levels.

All You Need To Do…

In a glass of water dissolve 1 teaspoon of sugar and ½ teaspoon of salt. When they are completely dissolved add 2-3 tablespoons of lemon juice to it, and drink. You can also add ice cubes if you like it cold.

  1. Eat Resins Everyday

Raisins are also packed with minerals and compounds that help in maintaining optimal blood pressure, and whenever required these help in raising the blood pressure as well. Raisins are one of the widely used natural remedies for low blood pressure.

All You Need To Do…

Soak a handful of raisins in a bowl filled with water and let it stay overnight. In the morning eat these raisins on an empty stomach, followed by drinking the water in which raisins were soaked. It is a complete low BP treatment that can help patients completely get rid of low BP if they continue this method for at least 10 to 15 days.

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