Hypertension or high blood pressure can be treated using natural, alternative methods. Why not take a more holistic approach to lowering your blood pressure. Studies have shown drinking a tea infusion made from ginger root can help reduce inflammation in the arteries and blood vessels that cause high blood pressure. Try the following recipe for ginger tea. You will be amazed at the results.
Things You'll Need
- Fresh ginger root, cut into slices (about 10 or 15)
- 4 cups water
- Lemon wedges
- 1 tsp. honey
Peel and cut fresh ginger root into slices. Reserve and store the rest of the ginger root for later use.
In a saucepan add 10 to 15 slices of the ginger root to 4 cups of water. Boil on medium high heat for 15 minutes.
Remove from the heat and let the ginger steep for 5 minutes longer.
Strain the pieces of ginger from the tea. Pour into a teacup, add the lemon wedge and 1 tsp. of honey to taste. For health benefits, drink 2 cups a day.
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