Monday, February 8, 2010

Hibiscus tea to reduce the blood pressure


The hibiscus tea is used by enough frequency in popular medicine, especially to control the states gripales. Nevertheless, the applications of the plant of hibiscus (Hibiscus sabdariffa) are multiple, and one of them has been revealed by investigators of the University of Tufts.

Publishing in The Journal of Nutrition, this team of investigators it has realized a study in which there have been studied the properties of the hibiscus relative to the cardiovascular health, demonstrating that the infusions of the flower of hibiscus can be of big help for the persons that they endure hypertension.

In an experimental essay with patients, the investigators observed that the hibiscus reduces the blood pressure compared to a placebo in considerable percentages.

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