Home Remedies To Cure Low Blood Pressure
What Is Low Blood Pressure?
A blood pressure reading of 90 millimetres of
mercury or less during systole and 60mm of mercury
or less during diastole is considered as low blood
pressure. This condition is known as hypo tension in
medical terms. Low blood pressure can cause
dizziness, vomiting sensation and fainting. In
severe cases, low blood pressure is life
When blood pressure is low, the brain
fails to get an adequate supply of blood and cause
fainting. Low blood pressure is caused by various
conditions such as heart problems, endocrine
problems, dehydration, and lack of nutrients in
diet, medications, blood loss or pregnancy.
Depending on the reason for low blood pressure, you
can take certain preventive steps to avoid the
symptoms and can use some home remedies to get rid
of the symptoms.
Home Remedies And Lifestyle Changes
1. Increase Your Salt Intake
Include more salt or salty foods in your diet. Salt
helps to increase the blood pressure.
•Take a glass of water add ½ teaspoon of salt into
•Drink this twice a day, if you are constantly
having low blood pressure.
If you are feeling dizziness due to low blood
pressure take this remedy to get instant effect.
•Mix two tablespoons of honey in a glass of water
•Add a pinch of salt into it and drink this mix
3. Almond Milk
This is a highly beneficial home remedy for low
•Take almond milk as the first thing in the morning.
•This will help to increase the blood pressure.
This is a traditionally used remedy for low blood
pressure. You can consume it in different ways to
maintain the blood pressure.
•You can eat it as a fruit
•You can use it in salads
•You can have it in the juice form as well
5. Dark coffee
The caffeine present in dark coffee helps to
increase the blood pressure instantly. If you have
any other health problem avoid this remedy.
•Take 1-2 dark coffee daily or when you feel the
warning signs of low blood pressure.
This is a highly beneficial remedy for low blood
pressure. Continue this remedy for a few weeks to
improve the blood pressure level.
•Soak about 20- 30 raisins in water in a ceramic
•Next day morning eat the raisins.
•Drink the water in which the raisins were soaked.
7. Increase Water Intake
Dehydration is the cause of low blood pressure in
many people. Hence it is necessary to increase the
water intake, if you are feeling that your blood
pressure is going down.
•Drink 8-10 glass of water
•You can also increase water intake in the form of
•The additional fluids help to maintain the blood
pressure within the blood vessels.
The raw juice of beet-root is extremely helpful in
increasing the blood pressure.
•Take a cup of raw beet-root juice twice a day
•Continue the remedy for at least one week to get
9. Holy Basil Leaves
This herbal remedy is also very effective in curing
low blood pressure. This herb has many medicinal
•Crush 10-15 leaves of holy basil or Tulsi (Ocimum
•Strain the juice of the leaves
•Mix this juice with one teaspoon of honey
•Have it in empty stomach in the morning
10. Avoid Alcohol
If you are a person consuming alcohol, this may be
the reason for your low blood pressure condition.
Alcohol causes dehydration of the body leading to
low blood pressure even if taken in moderate
•Totally avoid alcohol consumption and replace it
with water intake, if you want to have a normal
11. Change Body Positions Slowly
Sudden changes in body position may cause dizziness
in people with low blood pressure.
•Breathe deeply before getting out of the bed in the
•Sit up for two minutes before standing
•If get low blood pressure symptoms while standing,
put your one foot on a chair and lean forward.
•This will improve the blood circulation to heart
12. Follow A Healthy Diet
It is necessary to make changes in the diet to
control the blood pressure. Make sure that your body
is getting all the required nutrients. Lack of
proper nutrients can cause low blood pressure.
•Include whole grains, fruits, lean chicken, fish
and vegetables in your diet.
•Limit the intake of carbohydrate rich food such as
rice, potato, bread, pasta etc.
13. Multiple Small Meals
Instead of having three large meals which may cause
postprandial fall of blood pressure take multiple
small meals. After the meals more blood will be
diverted to gastrointestinal tract this will result
in reduced blood supply to the heart and the brain
•Split the same quantity of meals into 5-6 small
•Relatively lesser blood will be needed by the