High Blood Pressure Nutrients
The table below shows the High Blood Pressure Nutrients.
|Calcium||1,500-3,000 mg daily.||Deficiencies have been linked to high blood pressure.|
|and magnesium||750-1,000 mg daily.|
|As directed on label.||If you take cortisone or high blood pressure medication, take extra potassium to counteract depletion of this mineral.|
|Coenzyme Q10||As directed on label.||Improves heart function.|
|plus Coenzyme A from Coenzyme-A Technologies||As directed on label.||Works effectively with coenzyme Q10 to support the immune system’s detoxification of many dangerous substances.|
|Essential fatty acids (black currant seed oil, flaxseed oil, olive oil, primrose oil, or Kyolic-EPA from Wakunaga)||As directed on label.||Important for circulation and for lowering blood pressure. High Blood Pressure Nutrients.|
|Garlic (Kyolic from Wakunaga)||2 capsules 3 times daily.||Effective in lowering blood pressure.|
|As directed on label.||Shown to play an increasingly important role in heart health by lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels.|
|L-carnitine||500 mg twice daily, on an empty stomach.||Transports long fatty acid chains. Together with L-glutamic acid and L-glutamine, aids in preventing heart disease.|
|plus L-glutamic acid||500 mg each daily, on an empty stomach.||To detoxify ammonia and aid in preventing heart disease.|
|and L-glutamine||Take with water or juice. Do not take with milk. Take with 50 mg vitamin B6 and 100 mg vitamin C for better absorption.|
|Selenium||200 mcg daily.||Deficiency has been linked to heart disease.|
|Vitamin E||100 IU daily for first month, then increase to 200 IU daily. High Blood Pressure Nutrients.||Improves heart function. Vitamin E also acts as a bloodthinning agent; use with caution|
|and/or octacosanol||As directed on label.||if you are taking prescription blood-thinners. Use d-alpha-tocopherol form. Use emulsion form for easier assimilation and greater safety at high doses.|
Vitamin C with bioflavonoids
|3,000-6,000 mg daily, in divided doses.||Improves adrenal function; reduces blood-clotting tendencies.|
|Lecithin granules||1 tbsp 3 times daily, before meals.||To emulsify fat, improve liver function, and lower blood pressure.|
|or capsules||1,200 mg 3 times daily, before meals.|
|or lipotropic factors||As directed on label.|
|Bromelain||As directed on label.||An enzyme that aids in the digestion of fats.|
|Chinese red yeast rice extract||As directed on label.||Has cholesterol-lowering properties.|
|Kelp||1,000-1,500 mg daily.||A good source of minerals and natural iodine. High Blood Pressure Nutrients.|
|Kyo-Green from Wakunaga||As directed on label twice daily.||This concentrated barley and wheatgrass juice contains important nutrients.|
|Maitake extract||As directed on label.||To help reduce high blood pressure and prevent heart disease.|
|or shiitake extract||As directed on label.|
|or reishi extract||As directed on label.|
|Multivitamin and mineral complex||As directed on label.||AII nutrients are needed in balance.|
|with vitamin A||15,000 IU daily. If you are pregnant, do not exceed 10,000IU daily.|
|and zinc||50 mg daily.|
|Proteolytic enzymes||As directed on label. Take with meals and between meals.||Aids in cleansing the circulatory system. Completes protein digestion.|
Raw heart glandular
|As directed on label.||Strengthens the heart.|
|plus Heart Science from Source Naturals||As directed on label.||Contains antioxidants, cholesterol-fighters, herbs, and vitamins that work together to promote cardiovascular function.|
|Vitamin B complex||100 mg of each major B vitamin twice daily, with meals (amounts of individual vitamins in a complex will vary). High Blood Pressure Nutrients.||Important for circulatory function and for lowering blood pressure. Take niacin only under the supervision of a physician.|
|plus extra vitamin B3 (niacin)||50 mg twice daily.|
|and choline||50 mg twice daily.|
|and inositol||50 mg twice daily|
|Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)||50 mg 3 times daily.||Reduces water content in tissues to relieve pressure on the cardiovascular system.|
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❑ Use cayenne (capsicum), chamomile, fennel, hawthorn berries, parsley, and rosemary for high blood pressure.
Caution: Do not use chamomile if you are allergic to ragweed. Do not use during pregnancy or nursing. It may interact with warfarin or cyclosporine, so patients using these drugs should avoid it.
❑ Hops and valerian root are good for calming the nerves.
❑ Studies show that mistletoe can reduce symptoms of high blood pressure, especially headaches and dizziness.
❑ Drink 3 cups of suma tea daily.
❑ Avoid licorice, as this herb can elevate blood pressure.