High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a serious health problem that can lead to heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure. A blood pressure reading of 140/90 mm Hg or above is considered high.
Hypertension usually is diagnosed when a person has a sustained high reading over a certain period of time.
Common causes or contributing factors of hypertension are obesity, genetic factors, excessive drinking, high salt intake, lack of aerobic exercise, stress, birth control pills, pain relievers, kidney disease, and adrenal disease.
Medication is often prescribed for hypertension. You can also help control it with simple natural remedies.
The combination of walnuts and honey is a powerful home remedy used for treatment of many conditions and ailments. In fact, in some cases it can even substitute traditional medicines.
What makes this combination so health beneficial is the high amount of essential vitamins, minerals, proteins, fats and carbohydrates it contains.
This is why you should include this mixture into your dietary regime on regular daily basis.
- It improves blood count.
The walnut-honey combination is particularly beneficial for people suffering from anemia due to the fact that it can efficiently increase a person’s blood count.
To prepare this anemia-fighting remedy, mix one pound of honey with one pound of ground walnuts. Add the juice of one lemon.
Mix well until well-blended. Store into a glass jar and take 1 tsp. 3 times a day.
- It lowers blood pressure.
You can also treat hypertension with this combination. Simply make a mixture of 100g walnuts and some honey and consume it every day for a month and a half.
- It cures headaches.
Instead of taking painkillers, mix honey and ground walnuts in equal ratio and take 1-2 tablespoons a day.
- It treats insomnia.
- It treats ulcers.
Boil 20g milled walnuts in water. Stir well and strain. What you get is a milk-like liquid. Add 2 tbsps. honey and take 2-3 tbsps. half an hour before each meal every day.