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Latest Hibiscus Health Benefits

April 18, 2012

Two recent studies demonstrate the potential health benefits of Hibiscus.

In the first Lee et al, show in that Hibiscus extract possess the ability to protect the liver from injury by a toxic agent. The protective mechanism might be regulated by decreasing oxidative stress and attenuating the mitochondrial dysfunction.

In a separate study by Vanzella et al, investigated extracts of Hibiscus. They demonstrated that Hibiscus significantly decreased the duration of immobility of antidepressant amongst other positive effects.

Results indicate an antidepressant-like profile of action for the extract of Hibiscus without sedative side effect.

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