Blood Pressure

Avocado Leaf Tea
A Natural
Remedy

It's helped humans for centuries.

For centuries, cultures have used Avocado Leaves to help their community and families with a host of ailments. Recently, research has shown that avocado leaves can assist with managing blood pressure and hypertension.

Ethnopharmacological Relevance.

The leaves of Avocado Trees, also known as Persea americana Mill. (Lauraceae) have been recently shown to help with high blood pressure, inflammation, and weight management.

Why use natural remedies?

Naturally occurring solutions like the Avocado Leaf are not harsh on the body and can assist in helping manage ailments like hypertension / high blood pressure.

HOW IT WORKS

Avocado Leaves help with high blood pressure because it decreases your heart rate and thus leading to a lower blood pressure required to pump blood through your system.

WHY IT WORKS

Avocado leaves contain bio-active chemicals including polyphenolics, tannins, coumarins, flavonoids, triterpenoids, phytosterols (especially β-sitosterol), biotin, α-tocopherol, carotene, ascorbic acid, scopoletin, quercetin, oils, organic acids. These chemicals have historically shown pharmaceutical properties which is why they potentially work so well even though they're considered a natural remedy.

Referenced Studies: The Effects of the
Avocado Leaf Extract

"In conclusion, the findings of the present laboratory animal study lend pharmacological support to the suggested anecdotal ethnomedical uses of P americana aqueous leaf extract as a natural supplementary remedy in the management, control and/or treatment of hypertension and certain cardiac disorders in some rural Africa communities."

"The results from this study indicate that the aqueous seed extract of P. americana possesses blood pressure lowering properties in normotensive Sprague-Dawley rats. The effect of the extract may be due to reduction in heart rate. The results from this study justify the use of the extract for the management of hypertension by herbalists in Nigeria. "

"The findings of this study revealed a significant alteration in the plasma level of ALT, AST, LDL and Total Cholesterol in the subjects after the administration of the liquid extrac of avocado pear leaft. The evaluation of these biochemical parameters in hypertensive patients undergoing traditional therapy using the extract is therefore recommended."

"Current results suggest that the aqueous extract used in this study possess antihypertensive activity against ethanol and sucrose induced hypertension in rats by the improvement of biochemical and oxidative status, and by protecting liver, kidney and vascular endothelium against damages induced by chronic consumption of ethanol and sucrose."

"The findings of this study tend to suggest that Persea americana leaf could be used as a natural supplementary remedy in essential hypertension and certain cases of cardiac dysfunctions"