Effect of sour tea (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) on arterial hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

@article{Serban2015EffectOS,
  title={Effect of sour tea (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) on arterial hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials},
  author={C. Serban and A. Sahebkar and S. Ursoniu and F. Andrica and M. Banach},
  journal={Journal of Hypertension},
  year={2015},
  volume={33},
  pages={1119–1127}
}
Background: Hibiscus sabdariffa L. is a tropical wild plant rich in organic acids, polyphenols, anthocyanins, polysaccharides, and volatile constituents that are beneficial for the cardiovascular system. Hibiscus sabdariffa beverages are commonly consumed to treat arterial hypertension, yet the evidence from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) has not been fully conclusive. Therefore, we aimed to assess the potential antihypertensive effects of H. sabdariffa through systematic review of… Expand
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Interventional Clinical Trial
Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a very common disease and is considered "the silent killer". Hypertension is responsible for at least 45% of deaths due to heart… Expand
ConditionsElevated Blood Pressure
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