Cinnamon is the inner bark of Cinnamomum trees. Cinnamon relaxes blood arteries, which may reduce blood pressure.
Cardamom is a sweet, strong spice. Its antioxidants may reduce blood pressure. Cardamom is a natural calcium channel blocker and diuretic.
Ginger is used alternatively. Improved circulation, cholesterol, and BP. Ginger lowers blood pressure by dilation and calcium channel blockage.
Thyme is a perennial herb in the Lamiaceae mint family. Both thyme and oregano are Mediterranean natives.
Celery seeds contain iron, magnesium, manganese, calcium, and fibre. Celery seeds may decrease blood pressure
All three cuisines employ parsley. Mediterranean, healthy. Vitamin C and carotenoids in parsley reduce blood pressure.
Basil is multipurpose. Alternative medicine uses its substances. Basil containing eugenol. Research shows this antioxidant decreases blood pressure.
Garlic is heart-healthy. Allicin, a sulphur compound in garlic, may improve blood flow and relax arteries. These lower blood pressure.