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Ayurvedic Treatment for High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Online Ayurvedic Consultation Hypertension or high blood pressure is a common condition that affects the body’s arteries.

Ayurvedic Hypertension Treatment is a condition in which the force of the blood against the artery wall is too high.

Hypertension is defined as Blood pressure above 140/90, and is considered as serious if the pressure is above 180/120.

Normal blood pressure is 120mmHg systolic and 80 mmHg diastolic in a healthy adult individual.

Causes of hypertension:

Lifestyle plays a very important role causing hypertension


Lack of sleep and rest

stress and anxiety

Increased intake of salt

Congenital defect in blood vessels

Family history of hypertension

Age factor

Smoking and alcohol intake

Unhealthy food intake

Symptoms of hypertension

Nasal bleeding


Heaviness of the head


Sensitivity to Light


Red eyes

Anger issues

Feeling of pulsation in the head

Visual disturbance

Shortness of breath

Ayurveda approach and management of hypertension:

Ayurveda aim for treating the root cause of the Types of Hypertension, by correcting the lifestyle changes, diet, Panchkarma, yoga and Pranayama.

Panchkarma helps to balance the vitiated doshas treating the symptoms of hypertension, by removing toxins from the body and boosting the body to function normally.

Shirodhara, A warm medicated oil is poured slowly in stream on the forehead continuously, improving the blood circulation, reducing the stress and anxiety, which helps to induce sleep naturally.

Abhyanga, shiroabhyanga and Paadabhyanga Helps to relax, relieve stress and improves blood circulation.

Diet to be followed for hypertension:

Intake of salt should be reduced strictly

Intake of fresh fruits which is seasonal

Green leafy vegetables, whole grains

Low-fat dairy products

Flax seeds, watermelon seeds intake

almond, walnut

Fruits and vegetables are high in potassium, magnesium and fibre and they are low in sodium. So, having whole fruits and vegetables as a part of the diet is important Like apples, Apricot, bananas, Broccoli, carrots, green beans, Dates, melons, Peaches, pineapple, orange, sweet potatoes, spinach, raisins.

Ayurveda tips to control hypertension:

Sufficient intake of water daily

Reduce the intake of salt, use saindhava lavana

Sleep at proper time

at least 6 to 8 hours daily

Daily 30 minutes walking

Try to reduce stress, anxiety by practicing yoga, pranayama and meditation.

Intake of water melon along with seeds daily if patient is non-diabetic, water melon seeds helps to reduce blood pressure.

Ayurveda herbs for Hypertension:







Yoga and pranayama for hypertension:

Yoga plays important role in achieving holistic way of life by balancing mind and body.

Yoga asanas with proper technique of breathing inhalation and exhalation deeply by holding asanas helps to relieve muscular stress, also reduces blood pressure.







Also practicing Anuloma viloma and Bhramari reduces the Hypertension.

So, with healthy life style, diet, Ayurveda treatment, practicing yoga and pranayama definitely prevent pre-hypertension stage also treats hypertension.