Pressure reducing fruits

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Last reviewed: 23.04.2024

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Pressure reducing fruits have red, orange, green color; they should give preference to people suffering from hypertension. Also a glass of grape (dark varieties) or pomegranate (1: 1 diluted with water) juice per day will help pressure and strengthen the body.

With increased pressure, there is weakness, sleep disturbances, headaches, which is associated with low vascular tone. [1]

People with high blood pressure have a high risk of developing stroke, kidney and heart diseases. Propensity to high blood pressure are smoking, drinking alcohol, suffering from overweight people [2].

Pressure above 130/90 mm Hg. Art. It is considered high and requires treatment. However, when the first symptoms of a malfunction of the internal organs appear (headaches, weakness, etc.), it is necessary to consult a doctor and begin treatment.

Medications are usually prescribed to reduce the pressure. [3]

Treating hypertension is much more difficult than hypotension. But not all people with this disease know about fruits, lowering blood pressure and restoring health without the use of medical preparations.

The diet of hypertensive patients should include red, orange and green fruits, vegetables and berries. 

  • To reduce pressure with fruits, eat pears, as they are rich in fiber, which has a beneficial effect on the cardiovascular and circulatory system.
  • If you like to drink tea, be sure to add a slice of lemon. Lemon is considered a versatile fruit that is effective at both high and low pressure.
  • In the winter season, when fresh fruits are not available, pressure can be reduced with the help of dried fruits and pomegranates. Use them as a separate dessert or add to various dishes, pastries, cereals, salads.
  • But in the summer, especially in the autumn, it is worth more to use grapes and grape juice. Fruit will reduce pressure and strengthen the body's immune system.

To reduce pressure, as well as improve the general condition of the body, it is recommended to use fruit and fruit juices.

Pressure reducing fruits are a useful and tasty medicine, regular use of which helps to reduce pressure and strengthens the body. Since hypertension is a very serious and dangerous disease, you should always have a couple of fruits at hand that normalize the condition.

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What fruits lower blood pressure?

Fruits that reduce the pressure due to the fiber contained in them, vitamins, and microelements also reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases (and this directly affects blood pressure).

Rich in fiber pears (especially the rind of the fruit), dried fruits (dates, dried apricots).


A popular fruit that is loved by both children and adults. Pear has a disinfectant, antitussive and diuretic effect. [8]To reduce the pressure, the fruit can be used both fresh and dried. The fruit is rich in organic acids, tannins and many trace elements. Pear is a source of soluble fiber, vitamins, folic acid, niacin, trace elements (copper, phosphorus, iron, potassium, etc.). Pears are recommended to use to protect the heart. They contain glutathione, which has an antioxidant and anti-carcinogenic effect,  [9]helps to normalize blood pressure and avoid stroke.[10]

But to obtain a therapeutic effect can only be from ripe pear fruit. For maximum effect, the pear must be eaten on an empty stomach, washed down with boiled water.

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Exotic fruit with a sweet taste and aromatic smell. Dates grow on palm trees and have a wide range of healing properties. A handful of fruits at high pressure will help to normalize the condition. Dates can be eaten as a separate delicacy, or included in various dishes and even drinks.

In many countries, miraculous properties are attributed to these sweet fruits. In some countries, dates are recommended to be used to promote health and prolong life (according to some sources, there are Chinese long-livers, in whom dates are the basis of nutrition).

As part of dates, salts, minerals, vitamins, amino acids (22 species), pectin, dietary fiber, glucose, sucrose, potassium. [13]Due to its rich composition and sweet taste, dates can quickly satisfy hunger, rejuvenate, both physical and mental.

Dates are recommended for heart diseases, which normalize blood pressure. [14], [15]

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Dried apricots or dried apricots are available at any time of the year. The composition of dried apricots includes vitamins, amino acids, minerals (magnesium, potassium, copper, iron, etc.). Dried apricots are indicated for diseases of the heart, since a fairly high amount of potassium salts in its composition have a positive effect on the work of the cardiovascular system, normalize it! Pressure, increase hemoglobin.[19], [20], [21]

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Also help to normalize (reduce)! Blood pressure lemons, which are one of the most useful citrus fruits. Lemon fruits contain many vitamins (especially vitamin C), trace elements and other beneficial substances that help strengthen and support the body. In addition, lemon has a positive effect on the walls of blood vessels, strengthening them and making them more elastic, which, in turn, contributes to the normalization of blood pressure. In addition, lemon is recommended to use for the prevention of atherosclerosis, which is known to lead to periodic pressure surges.[28], [29], [30]


Calorie sweet fruit derived from grapes. Dried fruit is rich in organic acids, has antibacterial and antioxidant properties. The use of raisins favorably affects the cardiovascular system, normalizes pressure (reduces!). But it is necessary to use raisins in moderation, not more than 70 g per day. Dried fruit is contraindicated for people with diseases of the duodenum and gastric ulcer.[31], [32]


A real fruit of pleasure with a pleasant taste and aroma. Banana is an excellent antioxidant and prevents the development of infectious diseases. To normalize (reduce!) Pressure, a banana can be consumed, both fresh and dried. The fruit is rich in potassium and normalizes the water balance in the body. Do not forget that in order for a banana to have a therapeutic effect, the fruit must be consumed regularly. [33], [34], [35]


With hypertension it is recommended to drink pomegranate juice. A delicious drink effectively fights general malaise, dizziness and weakness that appear during hypertension. To improve the condition it is necessary to drink only natural juice, since artificial does not possess all the healing properties. Freshly squeezed pomegranate juice is recommended to be diluted with boiled water in a ratio of 1: 2, since the acid of the juice adversely affects the stomach and tooth enamel.[36], [37], [38], [39], [40]


A fragrant autumn fruit with tonic and tonic properties. [41], [42]It is recommended to drink grape juice with high blood pressure, as it contributes to its normalization and significantly improves health. Grape juice has a bactericidal property. [43]Regular consumption of juice helps reduce blood cholesterol and reduce! Arterial blood pressure, inhibit the development of atherosclerosis. [44]Since the juice does not contain peels, it does not cause bloating and flatulence. You can drink both fresh and canned juice an hour before each meal. Some studies have shown that grape seed extract has a beneficial effect on blood pressure. [45], [46]However, one study did not confirm the effect of grape juice on blood pressure.[47]

In addition to the above fruits, black currant [48], [49], sea buckthorn [50], nuts [51], [52], honey will help to cope with hypertension. [53], [54]In order for pressure reducing fruits to work, they must be properly consumed. In the morning, on an empty stomach it is recommended to drink a glass of tea with lemon, grape or pomegranate juice. If you prefer breakfast cereals, add a handful of chopped dried fruits (raisins, dates, dried apricots, nuts).

You can prepare a medical mixture of fruit, a spoon which will help to normalize the pressure. Take the juice of four lemons, a handful of walnuts, 100 g of honey and 50 g of aloe. Mix all the ingredients and take at the first sign of hypertension. The course of treatment is 30 days, then a week break is recommended and therapy can be resumed again.

You need to eat about 4 times a day, in the diet should be present foods with vitamins C, P, A, which have a positive effect on the nervous system and the state of the vessels.

In addition, hypertension should fully rest, since healthy sleep is vital in this case. People with high blood pressure should sleep 9-11 hours.

Pressure reducing fruits should be part of the diet of hypertension. People with high blood pressure should pay great attention to improving vitality. With the help of special nutrition, you can normalize the pressure, improve health, improve health.

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