Spices For High Blood Pressure
Earlier, doctors used to advise
blood pressure patients to not take herbs and spices. But, now you can do away with this advice as
it has now been proved that herbs and spices help to bring down your blood pressure. Spices not
only improve the taste of your meal but also the overall health. According to the latest research
led by Suzanna,Zick of University of Michigan, spices such as garlic, allspices, pepper, nutmeg,
rosemary, cinnamon, ginger and cayenne pepper help in lowering down your blood
spices and how they help control your blood
Swap sugar with
cinnamon- The commonly used spice
cinnamon could lower blood pressure in hypertensive people, researchers report for the first
time, results that have been heralded by industry. Cinnamon is known to reduce blood glucose
level, but now it is also used for high blood pressure.Cinnamon can replace sugar in your diet.
It tastes like sugar and helps lower down blood pressure. Warm spices like cinnamon, allspice
and cayenne pepper assist in controlling blood circulation throughout the body. They also help
transport the blood from the center of the body to the skin.
The use of garlic- Garlic plays a very important role in lowering blood pressure and cholesterol
levels. You can take up to three medium sized cloves of garlic everyday. For maximum benefits, use
only fresh garlic as dried garlic is devoid of its important healthy components.
ginger- When you chew ginger, the substance called
gingerols comes out of it. Gingerols decreases the oxidant substance in your digestive system
and keeps you away from nausea and high blood pressure.
Swap salt with
rosemary- Rosemary plays multiple roles. It helps
to improve the memory and also adds natural flavor to your meal. At the same time, it also helps
lower down the blood pressure in your body.
curry- Use curry in order to fight high blood
Some other spices and herbs
which are useful in high blood pressure are as under.
Oregano: Use in soups, salads, vegetables, meats, and chicken.
Parsley: Use in salads, vegetables, fish, and meats.
in soups, salads, vegetables, meats, and chicken.
Thyme: Use in
salads, vegetables, fish, and chicken
in soups, salads, vegetables, fish, and meats.
Chili Powder: Use in soups, salads, vegetables, and fish.
Cloves: Use in soups, salads, and vegetables.
Dill Weed and Dill Seed: Use in fish, soups, salads, and vegetables
Marjoram: Use in soups, salads, vegetables, beef, fish, and chicken.
Nutmeg: Use in vegetables, meats, and snacks.