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Hypertension is high blood pressure. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of arteries as it flows through them. Arteries are the blood vessels that carry oxygenated blood from the heart to the body's tissues.
If left untreated, hypertension can lead to the following medical conditions:

1) arteriosclerosis, also called atherosclerosis
2) heart attack
3) stroke
4) enlarged heart
5) kidney damage.

HOMEOPATHIC REMEDIES FOR High blood pressure at a glance :

1) Lycopus Virginicus – heart related high BP remedy

2) Argentum nitricum – anxiety-related hypertension remedy

3) Aurum metallicum – stress related high BP remedy

4) Belladonna – sudden hypertension remedy

5) Calcarea carbonica – frightful hypertensive remedy

6) Glonoinum – heart related high-pressure remedy

7) Lachesis Mutus – psychological hypertension remedy

8) Natrum muriaticum – high BP remedy for more responsible individuals

9) Nux vomica – easily tempted hypertension remedy

10) Phosphorus – sensitive person high blood pressure remedy

11) Plumbum Metallicum – nerve and artery-related hypertension remedy

12) Sanguinaria – high blood pressure with blood flushes

Lycopus Virginicus - heart related high BP remedy

Lower the blood pressure, lessens the rate of the heart, and increases the systole length, a heart remedy.
Suggested dosage is - First to thirtieth potency.
Homeopathy materia medica - Lycopus virginicus (thanks to Homeopathe International)

Argentum nitricum – anxiety-related hypertension remedy

This hypertension remedy can be useful, if blood pressure rises with anxiety and nervousness. Stage fright or anticipation of a stressful event can bring on dizziness, headache, diarrhea, and a pounding pulse. This remedy is for warm-blooded peoples, imaginative, impulsive, claustrophobic, and have strong cravings for sweets and salt.
Suggested dosage is - Third to thirtieth potency. Best form is an aqueous solution 1 to 9, 2 or 3 drops doses.
Homeopathy materia medica - Argentum nitricum (thanks to Homeopathe International)

Aurum metallicum – stress related high BP remedy

This homeopathic high blood pressure remedy is useful for serious people, focused on career and accomplishment, with blood pressure problems related to stressing. Worry, depression, or anger may occur, especially when these people feel they have made a mistake or failed in someway. A general tendency to feel worse at night, a strong wants for alcohol, sweets, bread, and pastries are other signs for Aurum.
Suggested dosage is - Third to thirtieth potency. Later potency is best especially for increased blood pressure.
Homeopathy materia medica - Aurum metallicum (thanks to Homeopathe International)

Belladonna – sudden hypertension remedy

This high blood pressure remedy is useful if the symptoms come on suddenly, with great intensity and heat. The person’s face is flush, with dilated pupils, and beats and throbbing may be there in various parts of the body. Despite the general heat, the person’s hands and feet may be cold. Vertigo and pounding headaches, worse from jarring and light, may also occur.
Suggested dosage is - First to thirtieth potency and higher. In acute conditions, this remedy needs to repeat.
Homeopathy materia medica - Belladonna (thanks to Homeopathe International)

Calcarea carbonica – frightful hypertensive remedy

This hypertension remedy is often helpful to people with high blood pressure, easily tired and have poor stamina. They are typically responsible-types, who feel overwhelmed when ill and fear a breakdown. Palpitations and breathing problems can be worse from walking up a slope or stairs, and when lying down. A general chilliness with clammy hands and feet (the feet may heat up in bed at night) and sweat on the head during sleep are other signs. The person may have cravings for sweets and eggs, and tend toward weight problems.
Suggested dosage is - Sixth trituration, should not repeat this remedy too often in elderly people.
Homeopathy materia medica - Calcarea carbonica (thanks to Homeopathe International)

Glonoinum – heart related high pressure remedy

A flushed face with a pounding headache and visible throbbing in the blood vessels of the neck may indicate a need for this remedy. The chest can feel congested or hot, with a pounding or irregular heartbeat. The person is worse from moving around, after heat and sun exposure, and after drinking alcohol. A feeling of being lost in a familiar place is a strong indication for this remedy.
Suggested dosage is Sixth to thirtieth potency.
Homeopathy materia medica for Glonoinum (thanks to Homeopathe International)

Lachesis Mutus – psychological hypertension remedy

A person who needs this remedy typically is intense and talkative, with inner passion and agitation that need an outlet (pressure cooker). The person may have a strong fear of disease, and feelings of suspicion, revenge, or jealousy is common. The person may also have heart or artery problems, look flushed or purplish, and feel constriction in the chest, with beats in many areas. Feeling worse after taking a nap or on waking in the morning, and a strong intolerance of clothing around the neck (or any restriction) are other signs for Lachesis.
Suggested dosage is - Eighth to 200th potency, should not repeat this remedy too often. If well suggested, a single dose is enough to exhaust its action.
Homeopathy materia medica - Lachesis mutus (thanks to Homeopathe International)

Natrum muriaticum – for more responsible individuals

A person who needs this remedy seems reserved and responsible, but may have strong feelings (of grief, disappointment, anger, lingering grudges, and a fear of misfortune) inside. Headaches and palpitations are common, as well as a feeling of tension (even coldness) in the chest. The person feels worse from being in the sun, around midmorning, and better from being alone in a quiet place. A craving for salt and strong thirst can help to confirm the choice of this remedy.
Suggested dosage is - Twelfth to thirtieth and higher; the highest potencies often yield most brilliant results and in rare dosage.
Homeopathy materia medica - Natrum muriaticum (thanks to Homeopathe International)

Nux vomica – for easily tempted individuals

A person who needs this remedy is usually impatient and driven easily frustrated, angered, and offended. A strong wish for coffee and other stimulants, sweets, and alcohol or medications may aggravate blood pressure problems. Frequent signs are palpitations, constricting feelings in the chest, constipation, and hemorrhoids. The person is typically sensitive to light, noise, odors, and interference.
Suggested dosage is - First to thirtieth potency and higher. Nux can act best, if given in the evening.
Homeopathy materia medica - Nux vomica (thanks to Homeopathe International)

Phosphorus – for sensitive persons

A person who needs this hypertension remedy usually is sensitive, suggestible, and sympathetic, with a tendency toward weakness, dizziness, a spaced-out feeling, and fearfulness. Frequent signs are nosebleeds, facial flushing, palpitations, a feeling of heaviness or pain in the chest, and left-sided problems. A strong wish for cold drinks and refreshing, and there is a marked improvement after eating and sleeping are other signs for Phosphorus.
Suggested dosage is - Third to thirtieth potency, should not give; too low or continuous doses, especially in tuberculosis cases. It may act as Euthanasia here.
Homeopathy materia medica - Phosphorus (thanks to Homeopathe International)

Plumbum Metallicum – nerve & artery related remedy

This high blood pressure remedies effective for people with degenerative problems of the nerves and hardening of the arteries. Chest tightness and palpitations are often worse when lying on the left side. Contractures, paralysis, and nerve or muscle problems are also likely. The person may have a history of heavy drinking and high living becoming apathetic or depressed when physical debility and memory problems develop.
Suggested dosage is - Third to thirtieth potency.
Homeopathy materia medica - Plumbum metallicum (thanks Homeopathe International)

Sanguinaria – high BP remedy for blood flushes

A feeling that blood is rushing to the head, with flushed red cheeks and pulsing in the neck, may suggest this remedy. The person may have headaches or migraines (usually on the right and worse from light and noise). Frequent signs are right-side neck and shoulder problems. As well as allergies, heartburn, digestive problems, and burning pains are typical. Symptoms are worse from motion, and relief may come from being in the dark and sleeping. A craving for spicy food and a tendency to feel severe from eating sweets are other signs for Sanguinaria.
Suggested dosage is - Tincture in headaches, sixth potency in rheumatism.
Homeopathy materia medica - Sanguinaria (thanks to Homeopathe International).

There are a few rubrics based on hypertension in the Complete Repertory and Murphy’s II Repertory;

•B; Blood; HYPERTENSION; high blood pressure (80) : acon., adon., adren., agar., aml-n., aran., arg-n., ars., asar., aster., aur., aur-i., aur-m., aur-m-n., bar-c., bar-m., calcul-r., calc., calc-f., calc-p., caust., chin-s., choc., coff., con., cortiso., Crat., cupr., cupr-acet., cupr-ar., dig., fl-ac., glon., grat., ign., iod., iris, kali-ar., kali-c., kali-m., kali-p., Lach., lat-m., lyc., lycps., mag-c., naja, Nat-m., nit-ac., nux-v., ph-ac., phos., pic-ac., pitu-gl., plb., psor., puls., rad-br., reser., rauw., rhus-t., sang., scopo., sec., sep., sil., squil., stront-c., stroph., sulph., sumb., tab., thal., thlaspi, thuj., valer., vanad., Verat., verat-v., visc.

•Clinical; HYPERTENSION (142) : acan-pl., acon., adon., Adren., agar., aids, ALL-S., alli-m., aml-n., anh., ant-ar., aran., aran-ix., Arg-n., arn., ars., asar., aster., atro., Aur., aur-br., aur-i., aur-m., aur-m-n., Bar-c., bar-m., bell., boerh., borag., butho-t., Cact., cadm., Calc., calc-f., calc-p., calcul-r., cale-z., carb-v., carc., caruk-b., Caust., chel., chin-s., chir-f., chloram., chlorpr., choc., coff., con., convo-s., cortico., cortiso., Crat., cupr., cupr-acet., cupr-ar., cyna., cyt-l., dig., EPHIN., ergot., esp-g., eup-per., feld., fl-ac., gels., gins., glon., glyc-g., Grat., hura, hyosin., Ign., interf., iod., ion-rad., ipom., iris, jug-c., Kali-c., Kali-chl., kali-p., kali-sal., kres., LACH., lat-m., lepro., Lyc., lycps., mag-c., mand., mangi., meli., methys., morg., naja, Nat-m., nit-ac., NUX-V., onop., parth., passi., Ph-ac., phase., Phos., pic-ac., pitu-p., Plb., plb-i., psil-s., Psor., Puls., rad-br., Rauw., reser., rhus-t., sang., saroth., scarl., Sec., sed-ac., Sep., ser-ang., Sil., squil., Stront-c., Stront-i., stroph., SULPH., Sumb., tab., Tama., thal., thlaspi, Thuj., thyr., tity-s., valer., vanad., VERAT., verat-v., VISC.

•Clinical; HYPERTENSION; Hypotension, before (2) : butho-t., cyna.
•Clinical; HYPERTENSION; Old people, in (1) : GLON.
•Clinical; HYPERTENSION; Redness of face, with (4) : aster., bell., glon., rauw.
•Clinical; HYPERTENSION; Sudden rise of (1) : coff.
•Clinical; HYPERTENSION; Vertigo, in (3) : cyna., nat-m., VISC.
•Heart & Circulation; TENSION; Circulation; increased, arteries (5) : chlor., chloram., Coff., feld., gels.

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