Blood pressure changes not only day and night but is also affected by seasonal changes. Summer is the season of low blood pressure, while autumn and winter are generally higher. As the first peak period of hypertension attacks, the weather turns cool in autumn, significantly increasing people’s appetite.

At the same time, during different festivals, and other holidays, the opportunity for dinner also increases, which is easy to causes blood pressure fluctuations. Therefore, falling blood pressure can start from the diet. Here are fruits that can effectively reduce blood pressure.

What fruits are good for high blood pressure


Two oranges and slice

Orange contains a large amount of more than 10 nutrients, such as vitamin C and glucose. Oranges can enhance liver detoxification, accelerate cholesterol transformation and prevent arteriosclerosis for hypertension patients that are caused by chronic hepatitis.


Hawthorn bunch

Hawthorn is a kind of fruit that we usually eat. It generally has the effect of strengthening the stomach and digesting food. In addition, hawthorn can also reduce cholesterol and prevent atherosclerosis. For patients with cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, eating hawthorn is good. Hawthorn also lowers blood pressure, but patients with high blood pressure cannot use hawthorn as a substitute for drugs.


Banana bunch

Bananas are rich in potassium. This beneficial ingredient can well maintain the balance of electrolytes and acid-base metabolism in the human body and can play a specific role in dilating blood vessels. For hypertension, it is good medicine to lower blood pressure and protect blood vessels.

Hypertensive patients taking bananas can clear the stomach, cure constipation, and have the effect of clearing heat and moistening the lungs, filling the essence, and lowering blood pressure. In addition, the banana peel has antioxidant, anti-mutagenic, anti-cancer, and vasodilator effects. Take 30 to 60 grams of banana peel and take it in decoction to treat high blood pressure.

Bananas cannot replace antihypertensive drugs but can only play an auxiliary role.


Two persimmons

There are many varieties of persimmons containing more than 10 kinds of nutrients. Persimmons are rich in sugar, pectin, and vitamins, which have good heat-clearing and intestinal moisturizing effects. High blood pressure patients can eat persimmons. It is a natural health food for patients with chronic bronchitis, hypertension, and arteriosclerosis.

However, many tannins in persimmons will affect the body’s iron absorption, so it is not advisable to eat more. Pay attention to dietary adjustment, and a low-salt, low-animal fat diet is appropriate.


A green apple and slice

Apples contain more potassium and less sodium. The potassium in apples can combine with excess sodium in the body to excrete it. Therefore, eating apples or drinking apple juice is often beneficial for patients with high blood pressure.

Medical scientists in Europe, America, Japan, and other countries have shown that apples can reduce blood cholesterol like blood lipid-lowering drugs. They believe that the apple itself does not contain cholesterol but can promote cholesterol excretion from the bile.


Two pineapples and slice

Protein hydrolase from pineapple juice is used clinically as anti-edema and anti rheumatoid. Regular consumption of pineapple can strengthen the hydrolysis of fibrin in the body.


Two plums and slice

Fresh plum is a delicious fruit. It is rich in various nutrients and is suitable for patients with high blood pressure and high blood lipids. Plums juice is rich in succinic acid and calming acid, reducing blood pressure and sleep. If the patient feels dizzy, has headaches, insomnia, and has difficulty falling asleep at night, it is recommended to boil it with plum and water, which can effectively reduce the blood pressure.



Patients with high blood pressure can also eat some melons appropriately because eating some melons properly will not cause a further increase in blood pressure. Therefore, it generally does not have many adverse effects on patients with high blood pressure.

Melon is a very common fruit, which is very nutritious. Melon is rich in sugar, which can provide energy for the body. In addition, melon is also rich in vitamins and trace elements. So eat some properly. It can enhance the human body’s immune system and is beneficial to the human body.


Watermelon slices

Watermelon contains an amino acid called citrulline, which has an excellent diuretic effect. It is also one of the medicinal ingredients for treating kidney disease. It is also effective for edema caused by heart disease, high blood pressure, and pregnancy.

Water chestnut

Water chestnuts

Water chestnut contains crude protein, calcium, phosphorus, iron, vitamin C, and other nutrients. Medicinal fresh water chestnut has good effects of reducing blood pressure and resolving phlegm.

Precautions when hypertension people eating fruits

Although some fruits are common and beneficial, patients with hypertension should avoid them. So let’s have a look.


Raw food is good for strengthening the body, aids digestion, strengthens the spleen and stomach, lowers blood pressure, and has specific effects on preventing and treating purulent pharyngitis, tonsillitis, diabetes, and viral colds.

Eating too much citrus will cause carotenemia (commonly known as an orange disease)because it is rich in carotene. It may cause vomiting, loss of appetite, fatigue, and other symptoms. At the same time, eating more citrus will make angry, leading to functional disorders, oral ulcers, glossitis, pharyngitis, and other diseases.


Pear has the functions of generating fluid, moistening dryness, clearing heat, relieving cough, and resolving phlegm. It also has the effects of lowering blood pressure, clearing heat, and relieving pain. If patients with hypertension and heart disease have dizziness, palpitation, and tinnitus symptoms, eating pears is of great benefit.

Pear is also a good food therapy for hepatitis and liver cirrhosis patients. However, eating too many pears will hurt the spleen and stomach, help dampness, cause gastrointestinal dysfunction, and cause diarrhea and other diseases, so those with cold stomach and spleen deficiency should avoid eating.


Grapes can replenish blood, strengthen muscles and bones, dredge meridians, facilitate urination, and keep fit for a long time. In addition, it is beneficial to the treatment of hypertension, can also make people energetic, and inhibit bacteria.

If you overeat at one time, it will hurt the spleen and produce internal heat because grapes contain more citric acid and malic acid. Spleen and stomach deficiency and diabetes patients should eat fewer grapes or not.


Raw pomegranate has the functions of promoting saliva, relieving thirst, relieving diarrhea, and hemostasis. It can be described as good food therapy for those with insufficient body fluid, dry throat, dry mouth, and thirst.

Pomegranate also has a good effect on cough and asthma, drunkenness, hypertension, arteriosclerosis, liver disease, etc. But eating more pomegranates hurts your teeth.


Apple juice can stop diarrhea, fasting can cure constipation, and eating after dinner can help digestion. In addition, during pregnancy reaction, eating apples can supplement vitamin C.

But apple is rich in sugar and potassium salts. So people with nephritis, diabetes, and coronary heart disease should eat less.


Sam Perera, Founder of Stethostalk, is a food safety follower and organic food lover. He has completed the PLANT-BASED NUTRITION Cornell Certificate Program, Cornell University, US. Before this, he worked for a few years in IT services. A dedicated follower of nature, he believes in healing with natural foods. In his free time, he loves Gardening, Blogging, and traveling.