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Have hypertension? Drink amla juice

Have hypertension? Drink amla juice

Amla is found to be the best natural remedy to prevent and control hypertension - the silent killer is currently on the rise among Indians.

Written by Bhavyajyoti Chilukoti |Published : June 19, 2014 11:34 AM IST

AmlaHypertension is one of the fastest growing clinical conditions affecting individuals of all age groups. Although there are medications available to keep your blood pressure under control, supplementing them with something natural doesn't hurt. Amla (richest source of Vitamin C) is one such natural aid that acts as a powerful home remedy to maintain your blood pressure levels. Read about the Top 9 health benefits of amla or Indian gooseberry. Here is how it functions as an anti-hypertensive agent:

  • Vitamin C present in amla acts as a potent anti-oxidant that plays a vital role in widening the blood vessels and also in the formation of new arteries (arteriogenesis).
  • Studies have proved that high blood levels of vitamim C helps in reducing systolic and diastolic blood pressure.
  • Amla also aids lowering blood cholesterol levels.

Tips:

  • Drink amla juice on a daily basis to prevent complications of hypertension and other related heart diseases.
  • Take one spoon of amla juice with honey every morning to control hypertension.

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