Reduce High Blood Pressure With Herbs And Spices

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It's no secret that herbs and spices have a chockful of health benefits. They contain antioxidants that fight inflammation and maintain good health. Herbs are the leaves of a plant. While spices, like cinnamon and ginger, are made from the bark or roots of a plant. Both make food tasty. Asides from the nutritional benefits, herbs also have health benefits that are scientifically proven. Moving on, when you feel sick and visit a hospital, your doctor recommends you run a thorough medical check-up. Sometimes the result of this check-up could be high blood pressure, high level of cholesterol etc. On seeing the result, you begin to query the doctor. Because you assume HBP is for people who think a lot, and you don't fall in that category. Truthfully, some factors can cause High BP and not just worries. These factors include too much salt intake, obesity, family history and more. If your blood pressure is always high, take note of these herbs and spices, they are what you need for a healthy lifestyle. Let's quickly take note of them. Celery Celery contains a phytochemical called phthalides. It relaxes the tissues of the artery walls, increase blood flow and reduce blood pressure. Asides from regulating your blood pressure, eating celery stalk gives you fibre, magnesium and potassium. If you can, add vinegar to celery juice. The healthy drink relieves dizziness, headache and shoulder pain that comes with High Bp. Cinnamon Cinnamon is a highly delicious and aromatic spice that is from the bark of a tree. In those days, it is a rare and valuable gift for royalty. Also, they used it to treat heart conditions, including high blood pressure. It appears to relax and dilate the blood vessels. Ginger is a versatile spice that keeps you healthy and makes your meal spicy. This spice acts as a natural calcium channel blocker that helps to relax blood vessels. You can incorporate ginger in your daily meal and beverages. Ginger has medicinal properties that help in preventing blood clots in the blood vessels of the heart. The antioxidants present in ginger helps to reduce the formation of plaque in the arteries caused by high cholesterol. Consuming it in small amounts with your food or tea can be very beneficial for you. Garlic is a spice that has worn the heart of all. The antioxidant in garlic helps to reduce high blood pressure. It contains allicin which is a compound that helps with controlling blood pressure. It also prevents cardiovascular diseases and lowers cholesterol percentage. Incorporate garlic in your meal and teas to see its benefits. Thyme is a tasty herb with therapeutic properties that has many health benefits. Thyme tea can help to lower blood pressure, clear up respiratory infections, soothe a hacking cough, and lower anxiety. Your skin can also benefit from using thyme essential oil to clear infections and treat the symptoms of acne. To wrap up, the best way to manage high blood pressure is through a healthy lifestyle. These include; wholesome meals, lots of water, exercise and moderate intake of alcohol. On that note, when last did you run a thorough medical check-up? Follow us on all social media platforms @thetigerfoods

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