Exploring the effect and mechanism of Hibiscus sabdariffa on urinary tract infection and experimental renal inflammation.

@article{Chou2016ExploringTE,
  title={Exploring the effect and mechanism of Hibiscus sabdariffa on urinary tract infection and experimental renal inflammation.},
  author={Shun-Ting Chou and Hsin-Yi Lo and Chia-Cheng Li and Lu-Chen Cheng and Pei-Chi Chou and Yu-Chen Lee and Tin-Yun Ho and Chien-Yun Hsiang},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2016},
  volume={194},
  pages={617-625}
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Hibiscus sabdariffa Linn., also known as roselle, is used in folk medicine as an anti-inflammatory agent. Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common problem in long-term care facilities. However, effects of roselle on UTI and renal inflammation remained to be analyzed. AIM Here we surveyed the effect of roselle drink on the prevention of UTI in long-term care facilities and analyzed the anti-inflammatory potential of roselle on lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced… CONTINUE READING