About 70 million American adults (29%) have high blood pressure—that’s 1 of every 3 adults! High blood pressure costs the nation $46 billion each year. This total includes the cost of health care services, medications to treat high blood pressure, and missed days of work.
High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart attack, stroke, heart failure and kidney failure. The longer it’s left untreated, the more serious its complications can become.
What Causes High Blood Pressure?
The exact causes of high blood pressure are not known, but several factors and conditions may play a role in its development, including: Smoking, being overweight or obese, lack of physical activity, too much salt in the diet, too much alcohol consumption (more than 1 to 2 drinks per day), stress, older age, genetics, family history of high blood pressure, chronic kidney disease, adrenal and thyroid disorders.
The good news is there are natural paths to lowering your blood pressure. These natural alternatives are a safe, holistic approach to lowering your chances of suffering from the life threatening risks of high blood pressure.
One plant used for thousands of years in traditional medicine is the seed of Nigella sativa, or commonly known as Black Cumin Seed. It has been used as a remedy for a long list of ailments including high blood pressure and hypertension.
Nigella sativa is a gorgeous flowering plant that grows across Asia, and you may have heard its seeds called “black seed” or “black cumin.” There’s an ancient Islamic saying that black cumin can cure everything but death itself, and it’s been used for centuries to treat everything from cancer to food allergies.
In a study presented by The Institute of Medicinal Plants, oral daily administration of 5 mL N. sativa oil to healthy volunteers for 8 weeks lowers systolic and diastolic BPs without any adverse effects.
For the many who are looking for an alternative to pharmaceuticals it may come as great news that Mother Earth provides a natural, safe alternative*.
How long has our health industry been trying to control your blood pressure, making our community suffer through side effects so horrid we wonder what exactly is in those pills? Imagine enjoying complete blood pressure control without ever touching another prescription pill!
There are quite a few Black Cumin Seed products on the market, however you want to make sure that it says “Nigella sativa”. Black Cumin Seed Extract by Keter Wellness is a safe, potent form of Nigella sativa seed without the bad aftertaste that comes along with many products.
*Please note that herbal supplements should not be taken as a medicine to cure, prevent, or treat any ailment.