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Boston, Massachusetts 02111


Purpose:

The goal of this study is to find out whether the plant compounds present in Hibiscus sabdariffa, a plant commonly used in herbal tea blends and other beverages, will have a beneficial effect on blood pressure in people with mildly elevated blood pressure.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Systolic blood pressure 120-150 mm Hg - Diastolic blood pressure 95 mm Hg or less - Body mass index (BMI) 18.5-34.9 kg/m2 Exclusion Criteria: - Smoking - Use of medications that influence blood pressure - Cardiovascular disease - Chronic kidney disease - Diabetes - Regular use of vitamin C supplements (min 500 mg/day) within prior 30 days - Regular strenuous aerobic activity greater than 30 min/day - Excessive intake of caffeine or alcohol - Pregnancy within last 6 months or during study period - Abnormal complete blood count (CBC), urinalysis or electrocardiogram (EKG)


NCT ID:

NCT00175110


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Jeffrey B Blumberg, Ph.D.
Tufts Medical Center


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Boston, Massachusetts 02111
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: November 18, 2019

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