Hibiscus sabdariffa could be a treatment for uncontrolled hypertension.



PMID: Plants (Basel). 2021 May 19 ;10(5). Epub 2021 May 19. PMID: 34069702 Abstract Title: , a Treatment for Uncontrolled Hypertension. Pilot Comparative Intervention. Abstract: In Iraq, in 2019, there were about 1.4 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDP); medical treatments were often interrupted. The feasibility of using() decoction to curb hypertension was evaluated. A multicentric comparative pilot intervention for 121 participants with high blood pressure (BP) (≥140/90 mmHg) was conducted. Participants of the intervention group (with or without conventional medication) receiveddecoction on a dose regimen starting from 10 grams per day. BP was measured five times over six weeks. The major active substances were chemically quantified. Results: After 6 weeks, 61.8% of participants from the intervention group (= 76) reached the target BP
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