Hypertension becomes the main reason behind various deaths. About 20% of the American population is suffering from hypertension and 33% of these Americans are unaware that they are hypertensive. Consequently, hypertension is sometimes known as a silent killer as well. Hypertension is mostly without any symptoms till the destructive consequences of high blood pressure like myocardial infarction, stroke, renal disorders, and visual issues are detected. It's a major risk factor that describes heart attacks and coronary artery disease which sometimes needs coronary artery bypass surgery. High blood pressure is defined as constantly high blood pressure increasing from 140/90 mm HG or even more than this, nowadays it’s a very common problem faced by almost everyone and almost billions of dollars are consumed every year to investigate cardiovascular ailments and may dollars are utilized for their medication as well Because high blood pressure majorly causes cardiovascular and cerebrovascular ailments. Recently, traditional medicine has managed little to decrease the patient ratio with this dangerous ailment. Natural remedies provide very useful ways to reduce the increasing patient ratio with hypertension. Taking supplements such as magnesium, omega-3 fatty acids, CoQ10, potassium, amino acids, taurine, and vitamins C and E have been efficiently utilized in dealing with cardiovascular ailments involving hypertension. The mentioned medicinal plants were effective against blood pressure and other cardiovascular diseases. This review highlights the herbs proven scientifically for the treatment of hypertension.
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Akram M, Rashid A, Khalil MT, Anwar H, Siddique A, Shahid N, et al. Herbal treatment of hypertension: A literature review. Journal of Biochemicals and Phytomedicine. 2023; 2(1): 20-24. doi: 10.34172/jbp.2023.6.