With hypertension, phytotherapy is a known method of popular treatment. It is popular because, unlike the modern pill and other forms of drugs, it almost does not cause complications and adverse reactions.
Medicinal plants have a number of beneficial effects on the human body. The therapeutic effect is to provide antispasmodic, diuretic, sedative, hypotensive action. Herbs activate metabolic processes in the vascular walls. They are also used in a number of serious diseases involving arterial hypertension, for example, diabetes mellitus.
Medicinal plants can be purchased at the pharmacy or prepare yourself. From medical raw materials at home are preparing various fees, decoctions and tinctures that remove excess fluid from the body, thereby lowering the pressure.
What herbs are used to treat hypertension
There are many herbs that can reduce pressure in diabetes. A healing plant is considered to be hemlock with a sedative, absorbable, anti-inflammatory and diuretic effect.
On the basis of hemlock with hypertension prepare tincture. All parts of the plant (300 g) pour alcohol (3 l) and insist 2 weeks.
Drink medicine before meals 20 drops at a time. Since the hemlock is poisonous, a tolerance test must be carried out before applying it.
Another well-known plant that lowers blood pressure is viburnum, which also strengthens the nervous and cardiac systems. The medicine is prepared on the basis of flowers, leaves, berries, branches and even fruits of the plant. Effective recipes based on viburnum:
- A decoction of bark. 20 g of raw material is poured 0.5 liters of boiling water, kept on the fire for 30 minutes and filtered.
- Berries fall asleep with sugar and consume 20 g before a meal.
- In a glass of hot water with honey add 40 g of fruit puree. When the mixture is infused - it is taken after meals.
- Juice is squeezed out of 1 kg of berries, the cake is poured with water (200 ml) and boiled for 10 minutes. The broth is mixed with fresh and honey. The drug is drunk 30 minutes before meals.
- Undiluted berry juice is consumed three times a day before meals for по cup.
To reduce the high level of blood pressure, eliminate puffiness and reduce inflammation, traditional medicine advises the use of horsetail decoction. 40 g of the plant is poured boiling water (0.5 l), infused and filtered. Means I drink after the main meals on 60 ml.
Dandelion also reduces high blood pressure. The leaves of the plant have a diuretic effect. On their basis, you can prepare teas or alcohol tincture.
Calendula is often used to normalize intracranial pressure in hypertension. To prepare the broth, 10 g of nails pour boiling water (1 cup) and insist. Means is drunk 3 times a day on 50 ml.
Hypotensive effect has bearberry, its second name is bear's ear. From its leaves prepare infusions and decoctions. But the plant is poisonous, because of which it can not be used for more than 15 days.
Other diuretic herbs list with elevated pressure:
- bradycardia - melissa, lily of the valley;
- systolic hypertension - thyme, dill, nettle, motherwort, casting birch;
- rapid pulse - valerian;
- diastolic hypertension - hawthorn, motherwort.
Avran is capable of raising the tone of vascular walls in hypertension. To prepare the medicine, the plant (3 g) is poured 200 ml of boiling water. When the infusion is infused it is drunk every 3 hours, 10 ml.
Peony tincture will help to cope with high pressure. The medicine in finished form can be purchased at the pharmacy for a small price or you can do it yourself. The tool is taken 3 times a day, 30 drops for 30 days. After a break is taken for 14 days and the treatment is repeated.
With hypertension, you can drink tea made from grass catnip. The broth is also taken a course - after each month of treatment, you need to take a five-day break. The duration of therapy is 180 days.
To get rid of hypertension will help infusion of arnica flowers. Dry plant (10 g) is poured with boiling water (1 cup) and left for 120 minutes. The drug is consumed every 3 hours and 1 spoon.
Herbal diuretics for hypertension and heart failure:
- a vegeter;
- shepherd's purse;
Thyme is a well-known plant with a hypotensive effect. To make tea, 15 g of raw material is poured with a liter of boiled water and drawn. The broth is taken before meals one cup at a time.
In case of essential hypertension, it is useful to drink a lime infusion, which has a diuretic, anti-inflammatory, hot and tonic effect. To prepare the broth, the flowers of the plant (2 spoons) are poured with hot water (200 ml), boiled and infused for 4 hours. Tea is drunk three times a day with 150 ml.
Normalize the level of blood pressure can and coltsfoot, which is also useful in type 2 diabetes, as it normalizes metabolic processes in the body. To prepare the decoction of the plant 5 g of grass pour 250 ml of boiling water and put in a water bath. The tool is taken during the day 1/3 cup.
Also to cope with high blood pressure in diabetes will help the following plants:
- milk thistle;
- black elderberry;
- nettle and others.
A faster normalization of pressure will be achieved if several herbs are combined at once.
So, a strong diuretic has a fitosbor on the basis of mint, valerian, dried corn, barberry, periwinkle (3 parts), mistletoe (1 part) and horsetail, calendula, oregano, St. John's wort, adonis, lemon balm, rue, lily of the valley, bearberry. All the ingredients fall asleep in a thermos, pour boiling water, insist for several hours and take twice a day for half a glass.
Another option for the preparation of a multicomponent diuretic is to mix dried eggs, yarrow, horsetail, lemon balm, motherwort, hawthorn, birch leaves, sweet clover and raspberries. The amount of each ingredient is two grams.
Herbs pour boiling water (500 ml) and insist 20 minutes.
Means drink, as usual tea after meal.
Also a powerful diuretic effect has a fitosbor on the basis of:
- rose hips;
A tablespoon filled with raw material is poured with boiling water and infused for 1 hour. The medicine is taken 3 times a day, 50 ml at a time.
In hypertension and heart failure, you can prepare a collection that includes hawthorn (50 g), motherwort (30 g), dandelion (50 g), sweet clover (40 g) and dried eggs (50 g). A tablespoon of crushed herbs pour 300 ml of boiling water and put on the fire for 5 minutes.
Broth is left for 1 hour. The resulting amount of funds is divided into 3 steps. It is better to drink it after a meal with the addition of honey.
To reduce the pressure in diabetes mellitus type 2, you can use the collection of such plant components:
- Dill seeds;
- carrot tops;
- currant leaves;
Herbs pour boiling water. After 2 hours, you can drink the medicine in small sips throughout the day.
Coping with hypertension will help the following recipe. Cumin seeds (5 spoons), valerian roots (2 spoons), chamomile flowers (3 spoons) are ground and poured with a glass of boiling water.
Broth take the sutra and in the evening 100 ml at a time.
Contraindications and rules of use
Despite the fact that natural medicines have virtually no negative effects on the body, in some cases, after their use, adverse reactions develop.
Often, unpleasant symptoms occur with incorrect dosage, which is manifested by a disorder of stool, a decrease in circulating blood volume, nausea, malaise and dehydration of the body. When at least one of the above symptoms appear, hypertension should stop drinking decoctions and tinctures.
Also, natural diuretics can be dangerous due to the fact that they, along with the liquid, excrete the ions from the body. As a result, there is a violation of water and electrolyte balance, which in severe cases can even result in death.
The list of contraindications prohibiting the use of herbal remedies:
- age up to 6 years;
- urolithiasis disease;
- allergic to certain types of plants;
- lack of potassium in the body.
How to use medicinal plants to treat children over six years old? Herbs can not only reduce blood sugar in a child and normalize pressure, but also saturate the body with vitamins and increase its resistance to viral infections.
However, for the treatment of children should carefully select the dosage. So, at 6-8 years old, the child should be given 1/4 of the adult dose, at 8-10 - 1/3, at 10-14 - 1/4, 14-16 - 3/4.
The use of herbs in hypertension is also useful for the elderly, who often suffer from edema. Medicinal plants reduce the amount of fluid in the vessels through their expansion. As a result, blood flow improves and pressure stabilizes.
However, in order for herbs to benefit the body, you should follow the rules for their reception:
- Infusions and decoctions can not be taken after 6 pm, as they will begin to operate at night, which will cause insomnia.
- Herbal medicine should be carried out by a course - 2-3 months of treatment and a break of 2 weeks.
- In the absence of a positive result will require medication.
- Diuretic herbs, like drugs, affect the kidneys, and their regular use may have the opposite effect and aggravate puffiness.
- During herbal medicine, you need to periodically visit a doctor and get tested to monitor the dynamics of therapy and electrolyte metabolism indicators.
About diuretic herbs and broths described in the video in this article.