Currently, hypertension is very common, and, according to experts, it rapidly “younger”. It is diagnosed in 20-30% of adults. The pathology is characterized by increased blood pressure, and impaired by a number of internal organs and systems – urinary, nervous and cardiovascular.
Why develop hypertension
There are a number of factors contributing to the development of the disease:
- errors in diet;
- genetic predisposition;
- physical inactivity (low physical activity);
- nicotine addiction;
- addiction to alcohol;
- atherosclerotic changes in vessels (especially in elderly patients);
- of renal disease;
- exposure to adverse environmental factors.
The direct causes of hypertension are:
- stress (acute and chronic stress);
- high mental stress;
- traumatic brain injury;
- hypoxia (oxygen deprivation) of the Central nervous system;
- hormonal changes (a woman’s menopausal period);
- too much consumption of sodium chloride (table salt).
Blood pressure, this disease exceeds 140/90 mm Hg. article In the early stages of the disease the pulse may be normal, but with the development of fixed increase, and heart rhythm disorders. Often hypertension at an early phase of development is detected during a routine clinical examination of the patient.
Hypertension shortness of breath often occurs on the background of regular physical activity.
For hypertensive disease, characterized by the following clinical manifestations:
Herbal medicine for hypertension
Herbal medicine is a complementary treatment, and is applied in parallel with the prescribed doctor treatment. The first requirement is to identify the true cause of the disease.
For the integrated treatment of hypertension charges, which include medicinal herbs, describing antispasmodic, sedative and diuretic. All infusions and decoctions take courses for 3 weeks, then make a week break. The General course of herbal medicine is not less than 3 months.
Plants that have a calming (sedative) effect
The sheets of plain pear pour more pronounced sedative effect than Valerian.
Plants with antispasmodic effect
In small doses for the treatment of hypertension may be applied grass celandine, providing effects similar to Papaverine.
- Kidney tea;
- Juniper fruit;
- Lime color;
- Corn silk;
- Astragalus sherstistotsvetkovogo.
The excretion of excess fluid from the body helps lower systolic and diastolic blood pressure.
Folk medicine recommends also to include in herbal plants, characterized by antioxidant activity and decreasing total cholesterol.
Herbal medicine strengthens the immune system, prevents the development of complications, removes excess fluid and stabilizes the nervous system of the patient.
The most effective recipes
Recipe No. 1
Take 2 part cudweed herb swamp grass and white of the mistletoe, and also 1 part lemon balm and Astragalus. Mix thoroughly with a herbal ingredients. 1 tbsp. l. mixture pour a liter of boiling water and leave in a thermos or tightly wrapped containers for 8 hours, then carefully strain. Infusion should take 1 Cup 4 times a day for half an hour before meals.
Sushenitsa and mistletoe will lower blood pressure, Astragalus reduces peripheral edema, and Melissa will have a calming effect.
Recipe No. 2
Take 1 part hawthorn fruit, leaf, peppermint, meadowsweet vyazolistny, motherwort, Valerian root, herb St. John’s wort, and ½ portion of sweet clover yellow.
1 tbsp. l. collection pour a liter of boiling water and insist in a thermos or tightly wrapped the pot at least 8 hours. The infusion is taken orally in a volume of 200-250 ml four times a day for half an hour before meals.
Peppermint and lemon balm are well spasms, hawthorn has a positive effect on the activity of the cardiovascular system, clover helps reduce blood viscosity, motherwort and St. John’s wort sedative properties. Meadowsweet helps reduce cholesterol and is an immune modulator and antioxidant.
Recipe No. 3
If one of the signs of hypertension is sleep disorders, mix 50 g of peony root, chamomile flowers, mint leaves, rhizomes of Valerian and motherwort herb and 20 g herb St. John’s wort and 10 g of dry hawthorn fruit.
Plant substrates pour 500 ml of vodka and leave in a dark place for 7 days, not forgetting the daily shake. Ready infusion should drain, add 0.5 liters of melted honey and mix to obtain a homogeneous composition. Take in the evening 2 hours after eating 1 teaspoon of Prepared tincture should be stored in the refrigerator.
The health of hypertensive patients significantly improved after 1 week course receiving.
Patients suffering from overweight (obesity), traditional medicine recommends cinnamon, chicory, dandelion, yarrow and sage for the General improvement of metabolism (metabolism).
Before starting herbal medicine be sure to consult your local doctor who will help you to find the best dosage, and conduct tests for the absence of Allergy.
Pharmacy tincture for hypertension
For the treatment of hypertension widely used pharmacy tincture (no alcohol or other contraindications).
The recommended dose of pharmaceutical tinctures:
- Scutellaria baicalensis – 20-30 drops 2-3 times a day;
- Roots of elecampane – dose analogica, but the course duration should not exceed 1 week;
- Hawthorn – 50 to 60 drops 3 times daily before meals;
- Motherwort – 3 times a day before meals for 20-40 drops per reception.