KONTAN.CO.ID – JAKARTA. Chayote juice is effective in reducing high blood pressure. Are you interested in trying it? Here’s how to mix it.
High blood pressure is a common disease suffered by people. High blood pressure can threaten all circles.
A person is said to have high blood pressure when the blood pressure is above 180/120. If left untreated, high blood pressure can lead to chronic diseases such as heart disease and stroke.
Quoting from Kompas.com, high blood pressure is caused by an unhealthy lifestyle such as smoking, consuming alcoholic drinks, not exercising, eating foods that contain high salt.
In addition, a person suffers from high blood pressure due to heredity, being overweight, age, and stress.
Generally, to lower high blood pressure a person takes medication from a doctor.
Are you among those who suffer from high blood pressure?
There are many ways to lower high blood pressure, namely by taking chemical drugs, exercising, maintaining food intake, and eating fruits and vegetables.
Just so you know, there are quite a number of types of fruits and vegetables that are useful for reducing high blood pressure, one of which is chayote.
Chayote juice is effective at lowering high blood pressure
Chayote and cucumber are known as vegetables that are widely processed into fresh vegetables.
Launching from a book entitled Medicinal Plants & Juices to Overcome Heart Disease, Hypertension, Cholesterol, and Stroke by Ir. Lukas Tersono Adi, chayote contains saponins, alkaloids and tannins.
Instead of consuming it directly, you can process chayote into a delicious and fresh juice.
The following recipe for making chayote juice that is effective at lowering high blood pressure is quoted from a book entitled 260 Recipes for Fruit and Vegetable Juices by Shachi D. Kim
- Cucumber 100 grams
- Chayote 150 grams
- 2 tablespoons of lime juice
- 2 tablespoons honey
- Water to taste
- Shaved ice to taste
How to make
You wash the cucumber and chayote thoroughly. Then, you peel the cucumber and remove the seeds. Then, you peel and cut the chayote into small pieces.
You put all the ingredients in the blender. You blend all ingredients until smooth. Finally, you add shaved ice to make the chayote juice with cucumber fresher.
You should drink chayote juice with this cucumber directly.
If you don’t want your blood pressure to rise again, you should start a healthy lifestyle.