Celery can lower blood pressure

Fortunately, one of today's most widely used vegetables - celery - with its tough fibrous stems is a natural way to lower blood pressure without taking the risk of side effects in themselves, which often occur with prescription drugs.

Celery can help to lower the blood pressure

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Blood pressure is the force exerted by the blood on the walls of the arteries. If the pressure rises significantly and remains at this level for a longer period of time, this can cause serious harm to the organism. Celery can affect blood pressure positively.

 

Fortunately, one of today's most widely used vegetables - celery - with its tough fibrous stems is a natural way to lower blood pressure without taking the risk of side effects in themselves, which often occur with prescription drugs.

Celery contains essential minerals

 

But how can now affect these values celery juice? This versatile vegetable is composed of highly effective ingredients that also contain phthalides (certain essential oils). They provide a relaxation of the arterial walls, and thus contribute to help the vessels to dilate, so the blood stream can flow with less pressure.

 

Although already Hippocrates (a Greek physician, who is widely regarded as the father of medicine;.... 460 BC - 377 BC) prescribed the juice of this vegetable in patients suffering from nerve problems, and although the traditional Chinese medicine has long been had recognized that celery juice can reduce high blood pressure. Thus, this food was again the subject of medical research in the western world recently.

The Institute of Medicine of the University of Chicago (UCMC) conducted one of the first studies on the effect of celery on the human blood pressure. In one case, the blood pressure of the father of one of the scientists dropped from 158/96 to 118/82 after he ate four stalks of vegetables a day for only one week.