How do you test if an herb really works to lower blood pressure?
One way is to put people under lots of both mental and physical stress – something that would normally skyrocket their blood pressure.
Then give them the herb and see what happens.
This is exactly what researchers from the University of Nottingham did and the results were remarkable:
EVERYONE’s blood pressure dropped using this herb!
Cannabinoids are chemicals that bind to your body’s cannabinoid receptors.
The best known is THC, the psychoactive compound in the marijuana plant. Its lesser known cousin that is also found in marijuana is called CBD (cannabidiol).
Unlike THC, CBD lacks the psychoactive properties that make THC so unpopular with government authorities.
Researchers recruited nine male volunteers who were given either a one-off dose of 600 mg oral CBD or a fake treatment (placebo) on various occasions throughout the study.
First, they tested their subjects’ resting blood pressure and found that CBD lowered systolic pressure by six points on average.
So far, so good. But how about if they raised the stress level?
Now they put their subjects under two kinds of stress:
1) Extreme mental stress
2) Physical exercises stress
CBD lowered everyone’s systolic blood pressure under these stressful circumstances compared to the placebo and six out of the nine had lowered diastolic pressure.
The study was of course very small but very promising.
You may however struggle to gain access to CBD since it’s still forbidden in many countries and states. But where it’s allowed, you can often get coconut, hemp, and various other oils enriched with CBD.
If CBD is however not your cup of tea, why not try something simpler and more effective like these 3 easy exercises, guaranteed to bring your blood pressure below 120/80 – starting today…
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