Originally Posted by sureshs
There seems to be only one herb which has been shown to be effective - Ashwagandha, which has been taken for 1000s of years. Its name is <something> somnifera, so you can guess. My father has done much research on this, and advises me never to rely on herbs for hypertension - only "modern" medicine works.
Suresh (or anyone)-- any opinion on hibiscus? There seems to be some scientific evidence for antihypertensive effects:
(Of course I'm not suggesting this as an alternative to medication for someone with dangerously high BP.)