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HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE SYMPTOMS CAUSES DIET & TREATMENT

Dr.Armughan Riaz
M.B.B.S, Dip Card
Consultant Cardiologist

 

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, Here is list of spices for high blood pressure

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 pressure.

 

spices and how they help control your blood pressure.

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.

Eat 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.

Eat curry- Use curry in order to fight high blood pressure.

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.
Sage: Use in soups, salads, vegetables, meats, and chicken.
Thyme: Use in salads, vegetables, fish, and chicken
Basil: Use 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.

 



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