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

  title={Effect of sour tea (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) on arterial hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials},
  author={Corina Serban and Amirhossein Sahebkar and Sorin Ursoniu and Florina Andrica and Maciej Banach},
  journal={Journal of Hypertension},
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… 

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[Therapeutic potential of Hibiscus sabdariffa: a review of the scientific evidence].

  • S. GuardiolaN. Mach
  • Biology
    Endocrinologia y nutricion : organo de la Sociedad Espanola de Endocrinologia y Nutricion
  • 2014

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