Medicinal herbs for hypertension 1 and 2 degrees can be used as the leading method of treatment. Medicinal plants slow the progression of the disease and eliminate its symptoms, such as dizziness, nausea, weakness and migraine.
Medicinal plants for hypertension reduce and stabilize blood pressure. However, herbal medicine is effective only in the initial stages of the disease. In severe hypertension, herbal medicine can be used as an adjunct to drug therapy.
To prevent the onset and slow down the development of hypertension, every person who has problems with the cardiovascular system and kidneys should know which medicinal plants will help with hypertension and what they are useful for.
Medicinal properties of herbs used at elevated pressure
Plants are selected based on the causes of the disease. The leading factors contributing to an increase in blood pressure are renal failure, stress, obesity, accumulation of cholesterol in blood vessels, disruptions in heart rate, swelling, impaired venous outflow, hyperglycemia.
Because herbs for hypertension have a number of therapeutic effects on the body. Thanks to herbal medicine, the blood vessels are expanded and strengthened, the NA calms down, the work of the heart, liver and kidneys is normalized. Medicinal plants remove harmful substances, improve metabolism and have a mild diuretic effect.
Systolic pressure (upper indices) is stabilized with herbs that have a vasotonizing and sedative effect. The diastolic (lower) pressure is normalized by means of fitosborov, dilating blood vessels and removing excess fluid from the body.
What herbs are used in hypertension
One of the best medicinal plants at high pressure is hemlock. In addition to the hypotensive action, the herb has an immunostimulating, anti-inflammatory, sedative, analgesic, resorbable and anticonvulsant action.
Hemlock has a strong therapeutic effect, so it can be used even with severe hypertension.
However, the plant is poisonous and in the preparation of medicines based on it, care must be taken, and before using the medicine - to test for allergies.
Antihypertensive drugs are prepared from the seeds, roots, branches and stem of the hemlock. To make an alcohol tincture, 300 g of raw materials are poured with vodka (3 liters), insisting 13 days.
The use of drugs is carried out according to a specific scheme:
- Each dose of tincture is diluted with water (30 ml);
- The medicine is taken on an empty stomach in the morning with 10 drops and in the evening 60 minutes before dinner.
- The tool is used for 20 days, and after a break for a week.
- In general, it is recommended to conduct 3 courses with a break of 2 months, then the treatment can be repeated.
Diuretic effect has tea from the seeds of dill. Raw materials (2 spoons) are poured with a liter of water and boiled for 5 minutes. After filtration, the medicine is taken 4 times a day, 50 ml for two weeks.
In hypertension and diabetes, clover can be used. The inflorescences of the plant (10 g) pour a glass of boiling water. Infusion is left for 1 hour and filtered. The tool is drunk three times a day for ½ cup.
Increased blood pressure will help normalize sage. For the preparation of alcohol tinctures from plants 10 g of grass is placed in a glass container and pour 500 ml of vodka.
Means insist 2 weeks, filtered. The tincture is stored in a cold and dark place. The drug is drunk in the morning and evening, 10 drops each.
Women suffering from severe hypertension, traditional medicine recommends the use of astragalus. 20 grams of the plant is poured with cool water (300 ml), set on fire and boiled for 5 minutes.
Medicinal decoction is used three times a day, 30 ml. The treatment is carried out for three weeks.
Other herbs that can lower blood pressure are presented in the table below:
|Hypericum||40 g of raw materials and 300 ml of boiling water insist 4 hours||Three times a day for 0.5 cups|
|Peppermint||20 g of raw materials and a glass of hot water||2 times a day, 10 ml for 14 days|
|Mordovnik round-headed||30 g of the plant and 200 ml of alcohol, insist 10 days||Three times a day, 15 drops|
|Swamp cudgel||20 g of grass and 500 ml of water, boil for 5 minutes in a closed container||Every 2 hours 1/3 cup|
|Valerian||15 g of roots and 180 ml of hot water, insist 5 hours||4 times a day, 10 ml|
|Mistletoe||10 g of raw materials and a glass of boiling water||Twice a day 1 spoon|
|Periwinkle||1 spoon and 200 ml of water, warm in a water bath for 20 minutes||Drink throughout the day|
|Eyebright||2 tablespoons and 1 liter of boiling water, keep on fire for 5 minutes||Three times a tablespoon|
|Shepherd's purse||15 g and a glass of boiled cold water, insist 8 hours||3 times a day, 2 tablespoons|
|Avian Highlander||2 spoons and a glass of boiled water, boiled in a water bath for 20 minutes and diluted with 100 ml of water||Before eating 10 ml|
In old age, hypertensive patients will help to normalize the pressure of tea from mint and chamomile. Herbs (1 tablespoon) fall asleep in an enamel container and pour boiling water (1 liter).
After the container is covered, wrapped in a towel and left for half an hour. When the broth cools, it is drunk like ordinary tea.
Treatment of hypertension with herbs can be carried out using alcohol infusions purchased at a pharmacy for a low price:
- The roots devyasila. Diluted with water in a ratio of 1: 5. The drug is drunk during the week, 60 drops before meals three times a day.
- Baikal skullcap. Take twice a day for 30 drops.
- Motherwort. Drink 3 times a day for 20 drops.
- Hawthorn. Take three times a day before meals, 40 drops.
The cost of tinctures does not exceed 150-200 rubles.
When treating high blood pressure, traditional medicine becomes more effective if you combine several herbs at once that have different therapeutic effects. The best recipe for hypotensive harvesting involves the use of seeds of dill and flax (1 part), motherwort (4), strawberry leaves (2), hawthorn (1), dried eggs (2), mountain ash (1), shepherd's bag (1) and mint (0.5 ).
Ingredients (2-3 spoons) mix and pour 2.5 boiling water. Medicine insist 6 hours. Broth take warm for half an hour before meals three times a day.
Hypertensive collection, eliminating the causes of the disease, is prepared on the basis of a tributary (4 parts), thyme (2), groundwort (5), raspberry leaves (2), a bedstraw (3), blueberry (2), plantain (2), devyasila (2 ), chernobyl'nik (3), horsetail (2), goose cinquefoil (3), birch leaves, clover and butch (2 parts).
The composition of the second variant of a multicomponent drug that eliminates the etiological factors of hypertension:
- dill seed (2 parts);
- tholga (5);
- star wheel (2);
- motherwort (4);
- cyanosis (2);
- codweed (4);
- dandelion root (2);
- bukovitsa (4);
- Veronica (2);
- lemon balm, flaxen, chicory (2 parts).
Thirty grams of the herbal mixture of any of the two above-described charges are placed in an enameled container and poured with boiling water (700 ml). The medicine is wrapped with a towel and infused for 2 hours. After it is filtered and placed in the refrigerator for 3 days.
The tool must be drunk within three days. Take 200 ml of infusion per day 20 minutes before breakfast, dinner and lunch.
Herbal preparations for hypertension can be prepared from several pharmaceutical tinctures. For example, a drug based on green tea and calendula has a good hypertensive effect. In 150 ml of already brewed tea add 20 drops of alcohol tincture of marigolds. The drug is drunk twice a day for 3 days.
Another option for the preparation of antihypertensive drugs from pharmaceutical preparations:
- Tincture of motherwort, valerian, hawthorn, peony (100 ml) is mixed with alcohol extract of mint and eucalyptus (50 ml).
- The mixture is placed in a container with a volume of 0, 5 liters.
- The drug is insisted for 14 days in the dark, sometimes shaking.
- Means is used 4 times a day for 20 minutes before meals for 25 drops.
- The duration of therapy is 1 week, after a break of 60 days is taken and the treatment is repeated.
The best herbs for hypertension and heart disease are hawthorn, mint, motherwort, valerian (2 parts) and lily of the valley (1 part). A tablespoon of the mixture is poured with 1.5 cups of water. The tool is brought to a boil, removed from the heat and insist 1.5 hours.
After filtration, the infusion is taken three times a day, 2 tablespoons. To enhance the therapeutic effect, the decoction is worth a couple of minutes to hold in your mouth.
Another herb collection from hypertension, which helps stabilize pressure, includes rosehip (5 parts), dill, horsetail (3), linden, plantain, oregano, birch (1).
The crushed plants are poured with boiling water (2.5 cups), boiled on the fire for half an hour and filtered. Broth drink three times a day, 250 ml for 15 minutes before meals.
Another useful fee based on herbs that lower blood pressure:
- Fruits of safflower, wild rose, hawthorn, marigold flowers and hypericum (15 g each), mountain ash (10 g each) are crushed.
- Herbs (2 spoons) pour boiling water (2 cups) and insist 6 hours.
- Liquid is filtered and taken in ½ cup sutra and before bedtime.
Another hypotensive herbal preparation is based on mistletoe (30 g), cumin (50 g), valerian (20 g) chamomile (30 g). Plants (10 g) are mixed, pour 50 ml of water and boiled in a water bath. The drug is drunk 150 ml 2 times a day in the process of eating.
Mix the oregano, dried bread (3 parts), motherwort (3), horse sorrel, licorice root (2), yarrow, calendula, mint, black chokeberry (1). Two spoons of the mixture is poured boiling water (0. 5 l) and insist the night in a thermos. Broth taken before meals for half an hour.
Reduce the pressure and remove the unpleasant symptoms of hypertension and will help another herbal. For its preparation you will need lemon balm, astragalus (2 spoons), motherwort (5), mistletoe (3), linden, yarrow, lingonberry and plantain (1 spoon each). A medicine based on these plants is prepared, as in the previous case.
Drink broths must be at least a month.
Contraindications to herbal therapy
Despite the fact that medicinal plants have far fewer contraindications and adverse reactions than medicines, in some cases herbs can also be prohibited. So, in case of ulcerative diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and thrombophlebitis it is impossible to drink an infusion based on chokeberry. Pregnant shepherd's purse, motherwort, sweet clover and dill is prohibited.
Mordovik decoctions should not be used for asthma and nephritis, since the plant can cause convulsions. And periwinkle is poisonous, so it is important not to exceed the dosage.
List of other contraindications for hypertension:
- clover and valerian - impair the functioning of the digestive system;
- knotweed - prohibited in renal failure;
- Mint - not recommended for varicose veins, heartburn and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
Many herbs can flush out magnesium and potassium from the body and other trace elements. Therefore, an important condition in the period of herbal medicine is to enrich the diet with berries, fruits and vegetables.
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