Top 10 Home Remedies For Low Blood Pressure


Low Blood Pressure

Blood pressure is the force with which the blood flows on the wall of arteries. While most of us are aware of high blood pressure, which involves the risk of heart disease and stroke, but when our blood pressure is too low and it drops below 100/70, it can affect the oxygen supply to various organs of the body and cause serious health problems. Low blood pressure, clinically known as hypotension, is a condition where a person feels fatigued, dizzy and confused.

Other symptoms associated with low blood pressure are nausea, palpitation, difficulty in breathing, fainting and drop in body temperature. One can suffer from low blood pressure due to dehydration, pregnancy, nutritional deficiencies, a decrease in blood volume and many other health conditions. If you are suffering from low blood pressure, these home remedies will help you to keep your blood pressure at consistent level.

Home remedies to alleviate low blood pressure

Increase salt intake


Generally too much salt intake is not good for your health. But people suffering from low blood pressure can benefit from increasing their salt intake to some extent. Sodium in salt can raise the blood pressure. But overdoing it can have negative effects. Simply mixing ½ tsp salt in a glass of water is enough. Drink salt water two times a day to alleviate low blood pressure. Also, taking Epsom salt bath in hot water before going to bed can help.

Drink more water


The most easy and effective remedy is to drink enough water. Dehydration not only drops the blood pressure but also the volume of blood. Increase your water intake, particularly when you are feeling giddy.



A cup of black coffee or caffeinated beverages like cola or hot chocolate can help to raise blood pressure level instantly. Drink a cup of coffee regularly in the morning till your blood pressure reaches the normal level.



Eating 10—15 raisins everyday in the morning on empty stomach after soaking them overnight has been found to be an effective remedy for low blood pressure. Drink a glass of water after you finish eating raisins. Don’t eat or drink anything after eating them, at least for an hour.

Beetroot Juice / Carrot Juice

Beetroot Carrot Juice

Beetroot juice is an excellent remedy to keep blood pressure stable. Another easy way to treat low blood pressure is drinking a glass of carrot juice early in the morning, mixed with two tbsp honey on empty stomach.

Potassium drink

Potassium drink

Another way to keep blood pressure stabilized is drinking potassium drink with your meal. It is an essential electrolyte that our body requires for healthy blood flow. It can be prepared by juicing 2 radishes, 2 carrot, 2 stalks of celery, 4 garlic cloves and parsley. Potassium juice will help to increase the blood flow and alleviate your low blood pressure. Low sodium fresh vegetable juice is also a good option.

Holy basil


Juice derived from holy basil leaves is highly beneficial for people suffering from low blood pressure because holy basil leaves contain vitamin C, potassium, magnesium and pantothenic acid. Take 10-15 leaves of holy basil, extract its juice, add a tsp of honey and drink every morning before eating anything. It will bring relief from all the symptoms of low blood pressure. Chewing 4-5 basil leaves on empty stomach daily may also help.

Almond and milk

Almond Milk

Make a smooth paste of 6-7 almonds after soaking them overnight. Add this paste in a cup of milk and bring to a boil. Drink this milk every morning.

Lemon Juice

Lemon Juice

If dehydration has caused your blood pressure to fall, drinking lemon juice after adding ½ tsp sugar and salt may help to raise the blood pressure level. It will energized your body and also stimulate liver function and bring relief from associated symptoms.


Oat Meal

Eating oatmeal for breakfast will also help to maintain blood pressure. Oatmeal is a great source of complex carbohydrates which provides healthy blood flow and energy to the body. Also add whole grains and lot of fruits and vegetables in your diet so that you can get proper nutrition. Poor nutrition is one of the leading causes of low blood pressure.Along with taking care of your diet, do mild exercises to promote blood flow. Also keep a track of your blood pressure regularly.