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Hibiscus tea lowered blood pressure from 139/91 to 124/80 mmHg
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In people with mild hypertension, hibiscus tea (H. sabdariffa) lowered blood pressure by roughly 15 points systolic and 11 points diastolic from an average blood pressure of 139/91 mmHg to 124/80 mmHg after four weeks.
Subjects: 85 people, 30-80 years-old
The study involved 85 people with mildly hypertension aged 30- to 80-years-old.
Herrera-Arellano A, Flores-Romero S, Chavez-Soto MA, and Tortoriello J. Effectiveness and tolerability of a standardized extract from Hibiscus sabdariffa in patients with mild to moderate hypertension: a controlled and randomized clinical trial. Phytomedicine, 2004 Jul; 11(5): 375-382.
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Centro de Investigacion Biomedica del Sur
Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
Argentina 1 Xochitepec
62790 Morelos, Mexico
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