Blood Pressure Tea

This one of #GranniesTonics I just had to share with you! You need to know that Grannie’s been working, and by that I mean, steadily researching, learning, testing, finding natural remedies to help lower her blood pressure and, ultimately, to come off her blood pressure medication, all together.

It’s Sunday! Y’all know me; I’m resting with my feet up and here’s Grannie working hard in the kitchen - Vitamix on full blast! But, on this particular day, I couldn’t help but pick up the camera, when I saw on the counter, all of the herbs she’d gathered! So, I asked, Grannie, what are you making with all of that? When she began describing her, Hisbiscus & Ginger (Blood Pressure Lowering) Tea, I just knew that I had to record it. I’m thinking future generations!

Grannie’s not into the camera; though, I insisted that she pose with at least one of the shots I took; she even wanted to take off her glasses. I insisted, “No! I want people to see you as you are everyday, in your discipline and what it takes to Right your own natural prescriptions for good health!

Grannie’s Hibiscus & Ginger Tea

Blood Pressure Lowering Herbal Blend

See the list of herbs below Grannie has researched and gathered over the years to make what she calls her, Hibiscus & Ginger Blood Pressure Lowering Tea. To me, it’s quite involved, but for Grannie, it’s saving our lives; though, for you, Grannie suggests that you may choose to use all or a combination of the following ingredients or just select your preferences and omit any that you have issues with (allergy, intolerance, etc.). While Grannie personally likes a strong concentration of tea, sweetened with lots of honey, she urges you to experiment with your preferences on the strength of the tea. Personally, I like mine light and very little honey! You may prefer yours with or without sweetness! No matter, just get the good stuff in you on a daily basis!

INSTRUCTIONS

Gather your herbs, spices, fruits, etc., measure 1 cup (tea leaves) to 1/4 cup (herbs & spices) of each ingredient (depending on your preference), bring to a boil, then simmer on low for 30 to 60 minutes. After simmer, turn off the burner and let steep for several hours and/or overnight, strain and sweeten to taste with raw honey. Yields 1 gallon; store in the refrigerator (Grannie goes through a gallon in one week).

Grannie drinks 1 cup 3 times a day to help keep her blood pressure under control!

INGREDIENTS

  • Hibiscus Flowers

  • Moringa Leaves

  • Dandelion

  • Tulsi Tea

  • Kinkileiba Tea

  • Gun Powder Tea

  • Hawthorn Berry Leaves & Flowers

  • French Lavender Flowers

  • Olive leaves

  • Green Coffee Beans

  • Pomegranate Rind

  • Amla

  • Ashwagandha

  • Cats Claw

  • UVA URSI Diuretic

  • Cinnamon

  • Ginger Root

  • Parsley

  • Cardamom

  • Fenugreek

  • Cayenne Pepper

  • Black Cumin Seed

  • Mango Seed

  • Grape Seed

  • Bergamot

  • Beets

  • Cranberries 

  • Garlic

  • Mustard  

  • Onion

  • Lemon (preservative & flavor)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Grannie says that herbs like Sarpagandha (Rauwolfia serpentina), Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri), Shankapushpi (Convolvulus pluricaulis), Chandana ( Santalum album), etc. can also be taken. All are effective ayurvedic cure and treatment for hypertension.

  • Herbs like Aloe Gel, Barberry, Katuka, Gotu Kola, Calamus, Valerian, Skullcap, Cayenne, Myrrh, Motherwort, Hawthorn and Jatamamsi should be given priority, as these are known Ayurvedic solutions for disease. #GranniesTonics

*NOTE: Garlic (1 mg of garlic three times a day), mustard and onion!

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Grannie’s

Hibiscus & Ginger Blood Pressure Tea

A Natural Herbal Remedy For Lowering Blood Pressure

Research & Recipes by Grannie, Descriptions & Images by Mariby CorpeningTM

#GranniesTonics