"Let food be your medicine and your medicine be your food. Each one of the substances in a person's diet, acts upon the body and changes it in some way, and upon these changes the whole life depends, whether in health, in sickness or convalescent."
Hippocrates 2 000 years ago.
Before we start with Home Remedies for High Blood Pressure let's take a look at the main causes of high blood pressure.
There is no sole provocation for high blood pressure, and as in
various other ailments the exact causes are not completely understood.
But listed below is what we do know.
If one or both parents suffered from hypertension, the chances are, so will you. It tends to run in the family.
Last, but not least, there is the age thing!!. High blood pressure is part of the natural aging process and if combined with all of the above which contribute towards an unhealthy lifestyle, it will eventually catch up and result in high blood pressure.
Now onto the home remedies for high blood pressure.
Remember that these remedies are based on folklore, legend, tradition and word of mouth, and most of them originated in Africa.
Probably all the more reason to pay attention to them, is that it is a known fact that African Americans develop high blood pressure more than Caucasian's do and also at a younger age.
Mix one tablespoon of cake flour with one tablespoon of cayenne pepper.
Add water to make a stiff dough. Roll into pellets and allow to dry overnight, and then eat one pellet a day.
Why Cayenne Pepper?
Cayenne Pepper is not only nutritional but is also a medicinal herb and has been used as such for centuries.
Cayenne Pepper contains a very high derivation of Vitamin A and C.
Grate a potato and add a cup of hot water. Drink the liquid when cool.
Thank you for joining us on this journey towards managing your blood pressure readings. We believe that by embracing an holistic approach to helo, you can make a significent impact on your blood pressure levels and overall wellbeing.