Hibiscus as medical herb Hibiscus sabdariffa L.

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A double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial was conducted in 65 men and women, age 30 –70 y, with systolic BP Daily consumption of 3 c hibiscus tea, an amount readily incorporated into the diet, lowers BP in pre- and mildly hypertensive adults and may prove an effective component of the dietary changes recommended for people at risk of developing hypertension.

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