Hibiscus Extract

Table of Contents

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. Overall Effectiveness Rating
  4. Research Rating
  5. Claim Ratings
  6. References

Hibiscus Extract Simple Report

  • Supplement: Hibiscus Extract
  • Supplement Category: plant and food extracts
  • Number of Products Containing Hibiscus Extract: 0
  • Effectiveness Rating: 2 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 60 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 6
  • Number of Claims: 2

Hibiscus Extract Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for hibiscus extract is 2 out of 3. This rating means the evidence is mixed on the supplement's ability to deliver positive results. While some of the research supports its use, other evidence does not. Using this supplement may lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for hibiscus extract as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Hibiscus Extract

There are 6 studies in the database on hibiscus extract; the research rating is 60. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this research rating is for hibiscus extract as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Claim Ratings

The overall ratings above are an average of the individual claim ratings below. Individual claims may have higher or lower ratings compared to the supplement's overall rating. For example, some supplements may have excellent backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on a claim below for more information.

Cardiovascular Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
lower blood pressure

Recovery Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
reduce muscle damage

References

Title of Study
Clinical effects produced by a standardized herbal medicinal product of Hibiscus sabdariffa on patients with hypertension. A randomized, double-blind, lisinopril-controlled clinical trial
Effectiveness and tolerability of a standardized extract from Hibiscus sabdariffa in patients with mild to moderate hypertension: a controlled and randomized clinical trial
Hibiscus sabdariffa L. tea (tisane) lowers blood pressure in prehypertensive and mildly hypertensive adults
The Effect of Green Tea and Sour Tea (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) Supplementation on Oxidative Stress and Muscle Damage in Athletes
The effect of green tea and sour tea on blood pressure of patients with type 2 diabetes: a randomized clinical trial
The effects of sour tea (Hibiscus sabdariffa) on hypertension in patients with type II diabetes