Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Ayurvedic Medicines for Blood Pressure
When systolic blood pressure is more than 120 and diastolic blood pressure is beyond 80 years, the person is said to have developed high blood pressure. Although some symptoms such as dizziness, chest pain, fatigue, shortness of breath and palpitations thought to be associated with hypertension, it is best to check with a physician before coming to conclusions.
From an Ayurvedic perspective, high blood pressure due to the alteration of the three doshas, ??the heart and blood vessels. The resources of Ayurveda involves the standardization of pitta and vata imbalances. Ayurveda suggests changes in nutrition, practice breathing exercises like pranayama, yoga, meditation, physical exercise along with herbal therapy and medication.
Some herbs that are useful in the treatment of hypertension are: Sarpagandha, Arjuna, which is the beta-blocker and has powerful antioxidant, anti-angina pectoris, lipid-lowering and cardio-protective properties, Gokshura which is a diuretic and an inhibitor ACE Punarnava is diuretic and has a channel-blocking activity and Bhasma Praval provides needed calcium and magnesium. With the guidance of an Ayurvedic physician, and therapy Niruha chikitsa basti Dhara therapies are considered good for hypertension.
Other home remedies include the use of large amounts of garlic in your regular diet. Another thing, a mixture of 1 g of garlic in a glass of milk and drink twice a day. Eating two or three cloves of raw garlic is also said fasting blood pressure.
A teaspoon of fenugreek seeds can be soaked overnight in water and had an empty stomach the next morning. This also helps reduce cholesterol levels in the blood.
The powder of the herb "Triphala" can be mixed with hot water and had regularly at night.