Blood pressure, or Hypertension is something that can cause damage over time when the flow of blood is too high. Things that can play a part in high blood pressure are stress, your diet, smoking habits, how often you exercise and of course, sometimes annoyingly - genetics.
High blood pressure can increase your chance of many diseases including heart attack so it's best managed early on. Cinnamon has been shown to lower blood pressure in those with diabetes. Ginger can help circulation by relaxing the muscles around your blood vessels. Hawthorn has been used for centuries within Chinese medicine as an effective blood pressure reduction method.
Tea for Blood Pressure
The Bacopa monniera herb has some interesting properties as studies have shown that the active compounds within, known as bacosides, can help regenerate brain tissue and positively influence brain cells along with studies showing this herb may help with Alzheimers. This herb can also be used to aid the liver following toxin damage, making it a g...
During the cold Winter season, there's nothing quite like a hot cup of Ginger Tea! Containing vitamin C, magnesium and a wide range of other minerals, this tea helps to soothe an upset stomach, reduce inflammation, improve blood circulation by relaxing muscles surrounding the blood vessels, and strengthen the immune system.Also great for nausea!...
Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) is a heart herb. Approved in the treatment for the early stages of heart disease by the Commission E- the branch of the German government, Hawthorn helps the circulatory system and is used to reduce high blood pressure, angina, and cardiac arrhythmia by strengthening the heart. Rich in anti-oxidants and the perfect ...
Wood Betony Tea
Wood Behony (Stachys officinalis) has quite a rich history. Thought to be a magical herb due to it's healing powers, men during the middle ages would wear amulets and charms made of betony wood. Truth be told, many of the claims made in favour of this herb were a little exaggerated and today modern science has pinned down what this herb can actu...