Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally: Step 1
This page is a companion to Step 1 of our book – Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally – The Complete 9 Step Guide – out now for just $27 (£17)
Drink To Your Health
Coconut water is not only incredibly refreshing but also naturally full of electrolytes to help you maintain or restore a good fluid balance, which is important for healthy blood pressure. And it’s far far far better for you than sweetened soft drinks and sports drinks.
Read more here: coconut water and blood pressure
It’s becoming more popular so you can find coconut water in many supermarkets and grocery stores, and also most health food shops. Or you can buy it online:
Studies are showing that beet (or beetroot) juice is excellent for lowering blood pressure. It’s also much lower in sugars than fruit juice, which makes it a healthier refreshing choice. Keeping sugar consumption low is vital for lowering blood pressure.
Read more about it here: Can I lower my blood pressure with beet juice?
Beet juice isn’t mainstream yet – though its healthy properties are becoming more widely known – so you’ll probably only find it in health food stores, or you can buy online:
Drinking tea has been found to be very good for blood pressure, due to its high antioxidant content. Green tea especially is excellent, and also black tea. Herbal teas are also helpful in lowering blood pressure, especially relaxing teas to calm you down. Hibiscus tea is now also known to have blood pressure-reducing properties.
Tea and Herbal Tea Suppliers
The companies listed below sell a good range of teas – mostly herbal teas but also black and green teas.
As well as looking for teas containing a specific herb, you can find great blends designed for specific purposes – bedtime and sleep teas, relaxing teas, detox teas, anything you want.
Yogi teas sell great green, black and rooibos teas as well as doing fantastic chai teas and a lovely ginger and lemon tea.
Hibiscus tea can be a bit trickier to find, although it does feature as an ingredient in a variety of herbal tea blends. Some good quality teas can be bought online, or you can buy loose hibiscus to make your own tea blends, with the delicious recipe ideas in Step 1, or invent your own.
Celestial Seasonings’ Red Zinger tea contains hibiscus.
Loose dried hibiscus:
So drink up… to your health!
If there are other websites, resources or products you’ve found useful and you think would be useful to others, please email them to us and we’ll include them:
NOTE: We’ve supplied Amazon links to those products that may be a little trickier to find, as Amazon is popular and convenient to use. However, Amazon aren’t known to be the most ethical company (we do not endorse them ourselves) so we recommend buying your healthy products in your local shops if you can!