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A Tea That Controls BP!

Most of us love tea. You feel better after having a cup of tea in the morning. How about trying a tea that can also prevent high BP?

A tea is as healthy as its ingredients. We have tried ginger tea, lemon tea, cinnamon tea and so on. But have you tried any tea that helps in controlling blood pressure?

Well, here is one that is prepared with celery and dates. Read on to know how it can be prepared and when it can be consumed.



You will need 100 grams of celery, 50 grams of dates and a litre of water. Use only organic ingredients.


How To Prepare

Wash both celery and dates in separate containers. Start cutting the celery into pieces. You can slice the dates.


Step 2

Place both dates and celery pieces in a pot and add the water to it. Heat it on medium flame for half an hour.


Step 3

After heating, strain the liquid and drink it in the morning. You can consume it thrice a day. This tea is said to control blood pressure.


How The Ingredients Help

Celery contains certain compounds that relax constricted arteries. And dates have potassium which can minimise blood pressure.


Other Steps

Apart from consuming this tea, eat more of vegetables and fruits, decrease your salt consumption, start a workout, stay away from smoking, drinking and processed foods and reduce stress levels in your life to combat high blood pressure.


High BP

High blood pressure can increase the risk of several other health issues like stroke, heart attack and even kidney failure. That is why it is better to embrace as many ways as possible to keep your blood pressure under control.

Story first published: Friday, December 16, 2016, 8:00 [IST]
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