Low blood pressure or hypotension is a condition in which blood flow with the pressure below then its normal level (120/80). It leads an inadequate supply to the other part of the body. It’s not a fatal condition but when remains there for a long time it leads to a stroke, heart failure, kidney failure or damage of other organ. The most common symptoms of low blood pressure are dizziness, fainting, lack of concentration, blurred vision, depression, nausea-vomiting, cold clammy skin and thirst.
The condition of Hypotension is easily manageable but it’s important to know that what are the causes behind it? The most common causes of hypotension are pregnancy, any allergic reaction, fever, sever infection, medication, stress etc.
Here are some home remedies for low blood pressure.
Ginseng is a well known herb used in cardiovascular disorder it works in both high and low BP. you can add this herb in your daily routine in the form of tea, decoction or capsule of its extract.
This herb has ability to regulate the blood pressure therefore used in both lower as well higher conditions.
You can add this herb in your daily life in the form of a tea or decoction.
This herb contains Caffeic acid which act as a anti fatigue component, improves the blood circulation. Not only this motherwort herb is rich source of alkaloids, flavonoids, Caffeic acid, and tannins which rejuvenates the heart and nerves. The extract of herb is easily available in market. Take its 1 tsp with Luke warm water regularly to regulate your BP.
Rosemary is herb which directly works on nervous system for improving poor blood circulation. Therefore a regular uses of its tinctured proved to be very beneficial in patient suffering from low BP. Its ointment is also used for chest massage.
Jatamansi is a herb work as a cardiac stimulant. Alkaloids present in it increases the blood pressure therefore effectively used in patient with low BP
for better result you can use this herb powder with camphor and cinnamon or its plain decoction.
• Rose Geranium:
Rose geranium is a medicinal herb which has ability to stimulate the adrenals cortex and balance the hormonal system hence regulates the blood pressure. It also acts as antiseptic, astringent and anti – depressant properties.
You can use it as for external application i.e. in bathing water or sniffing its fragrances.
Points to be noted.
• Low BP patient are suggested for proper bed rest along with regular intake of salt-sugar water, electrolytes solution or lemon water.
• Increase the intake of liquid diet such as, soup, juice, and juicy fruits with salt.
• Tea, black tea, coffee, cheese, soup of meet, dry fruits, beetroot root juice also plays a important role in raising lowered BP
Prepared by: Dr. Shivani Amola