A number of homeopathic remedies and herbs are good for high blood pressure.
High blood pressure is a common condition that can often be fatal. There are a number of ways to treat high blood pressure, starting with exercise. If exercise doesn’t lower blood pressure enough, prescription medications are often recommended. In some cases, however, homeopathic remedies may work well enough to reduce blood pressure to the point that prescription medication isn’t necessary.
The Principle of Homeopathy
Homeopathy works on the principle that like cures like. Small doses of herbs and natural substances trigger the body to fight harder against unnatural conditions such as disease. The trick is to use small doses. The dose should be small enough to trigger a reaction in the body, but not large enough to cause harm to the patient.
In cases where blood pressure rises suddenly, especially when it is accompanied by flushing, homeopathic remedies can work quickly to reduce blood pressure. Common homeopathic remedies include a homeopathic dose of Belladonna. Belladonna is toxic in high doses, but in small doses it will induce the body to better deal with sudden cases of elevated blood pressure. Another common remedy is to squeeze half of a lemon into 100g of water. Repeat every two hours until the blood pressure drops.
A number of different homeopathic remedies are available for high blood pressure. The one that is appropriate will depend on other factors surrounding the high blood pressure. The best way to decide on the right homeopathic treatment is to see a homeopathic doctor. Blood pressure that rises with anxiety, sometimes commonly called “stage fright” high blood pressure, can be treated with Argentum nitricum. High blood pressure in people who are very serious and career focused can be treated with Aurum metallicum. Reserved, responsible people with high blood pressure because of repressed emotion may respond well to Natrum muriaticum. Easily frustrated people who are very driven and suffer from high blood pressure may require Nux vomica.