Herbs the Support Healthy Blood Pressure
Here are a few herbs that can support a Healthy Blood Pressure. These can be used in Herbal format or in Essential Oil format.
Basil – A culinary favorite also helps with hypertension.
Basil is a delicious herb that goes well in a variety of foods. Basil also supplies beneficial plant compounds that have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and other health properties In addition, these compounds give basil its “essence” — or distinct aroma and flavor. It also can help to lower your blood pressure. The chemical eugenol, which is found in Basil, may block certain substances that tighten blood vessels. This may lead to a drop in blood pressure. Adding fresh basil to your diet is easy and certainly can’t hurt. Keep a small pot of the herb in your kitchen garden and add the fresh leaves to pastas, soups, salads, and casseroles. Oils derived from Basil are very beneficial.
Clary Sage – The Go to Essential Oil For Many Reasons
Clary Sage is a flowering herb that’s native to the Mediterranean Basin. Clary Sage is known for its calming properties. The main chemical component of Clary Sage is linalyl acetate, part of the esters group, making it a relaxing, soothing, and balancing herb and essential oils.
Clary sage essential oil can reduce anxiety levels and thus lower blood pressure. Women have been using Clary Sage for centuries for its soothing and relaxing properties along with hormonal support. Stimulating and cooling, Clary Sage essential oil can improve memory and attention. It has even shown promise in helping patients with dementia!
Lavender is one of the most versatile and well-known herbs
Lavender is an herb native to northern Africa and the mountainous regions of the Mediterranean. In ancient times, the Egyptians and Romans used Lavender for bathing, relaxation, cooking, and as a perfume. Because of it’s calming and relaxing qualities, Lavender is effective in treating anxiety, and acts as a mood stabilizer and sedative, all of which have a positive effect on your blood pressure.
Lavender Essential Oil can be used topically or by diffusing to create a relaxed atmosphere.
Marjoram – known in ancient times as a “Symbol of Happiness”
Marjoram – This herb offers a wide range of health benefits that make it well worth adding to diets and adds a unique flavor to sauces and soups Marjoram is commonly used for runny nose, coughs, colds, infections, and various digestion problems; and used to treat external wounds. That is why some creams and ointments contain essential oil from Marjoram for this reason.
Marjoram essential oil is a popular essential oil that is known to be able to dilate the arteries to reduce high blood pressure. This oil has a calming and soothing effect on the mind and eases the symptoms of hypertension. Just inhaling the scent of Marjoram can help lower your blood pressure, its effects on your body are powerful!
We have an Essential Oil Rollon that may just be able to help you if any of the qualities in these herbs are things you think you could benefit from.
Rollon Support – BP
The herbs Basil, Sage, Marjoram & Lavender work synergistically to help the blood pressure.