Chinese Association of Idaho State University (CAISU)
Apple cider vinegar or has been used for many years and many healthStrictionBPbenefits have been derived from its use. One of these health benefits is, at least some think, it lowers high blood pressure. The best way to use it is two teaspoons are mixed with 8 to 10 ounces of water and lemon or lime squeezes are used to give it a little better taste. It can be drank slowly or chugged.
The next remedy is, one clove of garlic a day. The best way to use garlic is minced or chopped up into very little pieces and sprinkled over your food. The garlic should be fresh because it loses some of its active ingredients when it is cooked. Also, garlic supplements are said not to work as well.
Most fruits are a good replacement for processed foods when one is getting high BP readings. If sugar diabetes is a problem, you would have to find out from your doctor if you're allowed to eat fruits at all. If you are, the best fruit to eat for BP control is watermelon. Aside from BP control, watermelon has many other health benefits.
Table salt is processed salt and some of its ingredients include chloride and iodine. It is these things that cause us harm, not the salt itself. However sea salt, which is a natural salt, is very healthy. Using sea salt instead of table salt can go a long ways toward lowering elevated BP.
Taking calcium supplements can be helpful when we are trying to lower our blood pressure. However, they could interfere with any blood pressure medication we are taking. So before taking calcium supplements please check with your doctor.