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Comparison of Potential Antihypertensive and Antioxidant Between Aqueous Extract of Purple Sweet Potato Tuber and Captopril in Hypertensive Patients

@article{Jawi2015ComparisonOP,
  title={Comparison of Potential Antihypertensive and Antioxidant Between Aqueous Extract of Purple Sweet Potato Tuber and Captopril in Hypertensive Patients},
  author={I. Made Jawi and Iwp. Sutirta Yasa and Aan. Subawa and Dewa Ngurah Suprapta},
  journal={Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare},
  year={2015},
  volume={5},
  pages={128-133}
}
Hypertension is a cardiovascular disease that accompanied by oxidative stress. Treatment of hypertension with conventional drugs such as captopril could be expected to cope  oxidative stress, but often cause side effects such as cough. It is necessary to find an alternative medicine instead of captopril, which has  antihypertensive and antioxidant activities. Purple sweet potato tubers  has been studied as an antioxidant in vivo , and has shown to decrease blood pressure in hypertensive rats… 

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