Ayurvedic Medicine for Management of "High Blood Pressure"

Ayurvedic Medicine for Management of “High Blood Pressure” or Hypertension

 Hypertension is one of the most common health conditions, where the pressure of the blood against the arteries is high enough to cause heart diseases. Blood pressure is displaying both the amount of blood the heart pumps and the resistance to the blood flow in the arteries. While hypertension may not have particular symptoms, a few of them may include headaches, shortness of breath or nosebleeds. Ancient Ayurveda has provided us with some natural remedies that may help stabilise blood pressure and keep your heart healthy. 


Ayurvedic Remedies to Manage High Blood Pressure—

Ayurveda, the ancient science, has provided us with some natural remedies that may help stabilise blood pressure and keep your heart healthy. 


Brahmi is a well-known herb that can reduce stress and enhance concentration. “Brahmi leaves” are used to make a tea that helps calm down and relieve stress.


Bhringraj helps in detoxifying the body and energising the brain. One can also use Bhringraj oil to massage the scalp, which will have a calming effect on the body and mind.


Ashwagandha encourages restorative sleep and balances energies in the body to reduce insomnia and boost stamina. Take1-2 tsp of dried ashwagandha powder daily, to reduce stress and anxiety.


‘Arjun’ is one of the most famous herbs known today. It has many productive medicinal uses, especially for the heart and circulatory system, which make it such a valuable herb.


Amla is very useful in lowering Blood Pressure. Amla juice is taken on an empty stomach with one glass of water to avoid ailments in the long run. It is one of the best fruits in preventing heart disease and problems like hypertension. Since it is a rich source of Vitamin C, it helps in widening the blood vessel and reducing blood cholesterol levels.


Shankhapushpi is beneficial in treating high blood pressure. Take 2-4gm of the powder thrice a day for best results. 


Follow these natural remedies as well—


*Mix a teaspoon of Coriander and a pinch of Cardamom to one cup freshly squeezed peach juice. Drink this, two-three times a day to help deal with high blood pressure.

*Try drinking some moong dal soup, and add some cilantro, cumin, and a pinch of turmeric. Moong dal helps bring down high blood pressure.

* Honey water is also said to help. Add a teaspoon of honey and ten drops of apple cider vinegar to a cup of hot water. Drink this on an empty stomach, early morning. The drink helps reduce cholesterol, maintains vasodilation and helps to regulate blood pressure.

*Mix orange juice [2parts] with coconut water [ one part]. Drink half a cup at least two to three times daily.

*Cucumber raita is said to be an excellent diuretic that helps keep blood pressure along with digestive health in check.

Ayurveda recommends that people with high blood pressure should avoid fatty and fried foods, excess salt and hot-spicy food – all of which are known to aggravate the condition.


At ‘Madras Institute of Ayurveda’, treatments are provided for all ailments. Come to our institution to explore more about the amenities and therapies offered. Madras Institute of Ayurveda (MIA) has a complete out-patient department with facilities for consultation in different specialities, regular check-ups, etc. It also has an in-patient department with well-equipped Panchakarma theatres. 

So, log on to www.miayurveda.com for any questions.