From our list of herbs and spices, the following are recommended for Hypertension:

  • Astragalus Root
  • Barberry Root
  • Black Cohosh
  • Bromelain
  • Catuaba
  • Cayenne
  • Celery Seed
  • Cinnamon
  • Cocoa
  • Evening Primrose
  • Fenugreek
  • Garlic
  • Ginger Root
  • Goldenseal
  • Grapeseed
  • Hawthorn Leaf
  • Kelp
  • Khella
  • Korean Ginseng
  • Maitake Mushroom
  • Olive Leaf
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids
  • Onion
  • Parsley Leaf
  • Passion Flower
  • Quercetin
  • Red Wine Extract
  • Rutin
  • Skull Cap
  • Valerian Root

Natural Cures and Remedies for Hypertension

it is important that therapy be individualized. There are many migraine drugs available today. Some migraine medications are also used to treat other medical conditions, such as the beta-blockers that are prescribed for hypertension and tricyclic antidepressants, often administered for depression; but the benefits of these therapies in migraine are not necessarily related to the treatment of the other conditions.

Contraindications, Interactions, and Side Effects (Licorice) — Class 2b, 2c, 2d. ‘Contraindicated in heart disease, diabetics, hypertensives, hepatoses, and nephroses” (O’Brien, 1998). Commission E reports contraindications: cholestatic liver diseases, liver cirrhosis, hypertension, hypokalemia, severe renal insufficiency, and pregnancy. May potentiate thiazide diuretics, stimulant laxatives, cardiac glycosides, and cortisol (AHP; WAM). Too much (>50 g/day) can raise the blood pressure, cause sodium and water retention, and lower potassium levels too far. May result in pseudoaldosterianism. Adverse effects reported in M30: amenorrhea, cardiac arrest, congestive

Astragalus Root, Barberry Root, Black Cohosh, Bromelain, Catuaba, Cayenne, Celery Seed, Cinnamon, Cocoa, Evening Primrose, Fenugreek, Garlic, Ginger Root, Goldenseal, Grapeseed, Hawthorn Leaf, Kelp, Khella, Korean Ginseng, Maitake Mushroom, Olive Leaf, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Onion, Parsley Leaf, Passion Flower, Quercetin, Red Wine Extract, Rutin, Skull Cap, Valerian Root

Contraindications, Interactions, and Side Effects (Chinese Club Moss) — Pregnant women, and people with hypertension or pulmonary problems due to increased bronchial secretions should not take it. Said to have a high therapeutic index with few side effects (ABS).

This asana completely relaxes both the body and the mind and also rests the muscles. It is beneficial in the treatment of hypertension, heart disease and mental disorders.

Dosages (Sea Island Cotton) — 100 g root in 1 liter water, reduced by boiling to 0.5 liter, take 50 g liquid every half hour (dangerous formula for abortion; CRC); 3 leaves in 1 liter water for hypertension (JFM); 6–8 g seed/150 g water or milk, 3 ×/day as lactagogue (f; JFM).

Hypertension, if not eliminated, may cause heart attacks or strokes or other disability conditions such as detachment of the terina.