HERBAL REMEDIES FOR TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSIONAbstract
Hypertension is a common problem facing many peoples today. Although billions of dollars are spent annually for the treatment and detection of cardiovascular disease, current conventional treatments have done little to reduce the number of patients with hypertension. Alternative medicine offers an effective way to decrease the rising number of people with high blood pressure. Research has found a variety of alternative therapies to be successful in reducing high blood pressure including diet, exercise, stress, management, supplements and herbs. Every year, more and more studies are being performed on herbal remedies for high blood pressure. There are many herbal drugslikePunarnava, Barberry, Rouwolfia, Garlic, Ginger, Ginseng and Arjuna which can safely use for the treatment of hypertension. This review highlight the herbs proved scientifically for the treatment of hypertension.
Manish Agrawal *, D. Nandini, Vikas Sharma and N. S. Chauhan
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dr. H. S. Gour University, Sagar (MP), India
13 February, 2010
20 April, 2010
25 April, 2010
01 May, 2010