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    Hibiscus tea lowered blood pressure from 139/91 to 124/80 mmHg


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    Saturday, August 04, 2018 9:37 am Email this article

    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.

    Reference

    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.

    Author’s Contact Info

    Armando Herrera-Arellano
    Centro de Investigacion Biomedica del Sur
    Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
    Argentina 1 Xochitepec
    62790 Morelos, Mexico
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