Today Hypertension is the leading risk of premature death worldwide and often called as ‘’Silent Killer’’. Prevalence of Hypertension is almost 40% in both sexes. Study has reported that hypertension is 4th contributor to premature death in developed countries and 7th in developing countries. Analysis of worldwide data on global burden of hypertension showed overall prevalence of 30-45% among adult population in 2015(ESC /ESH). It is ranked as the third most important risk factor for attributable burden of disease in South Asia. In last 3 decades; a lot of concerted efforts have been channelled into researching the local plants with anti-hypertensive therapeutic values. About 75-80% of world population use herbal medicines because of their better acceptability with human body and lesser side effects. Here in this book we include only one clinical trial of Clerodendrum glandulosum Lindl. and some brief description of antihypertensive herbs. During the period of study no any abnormal effect were observed and all studies shows very significant result statistically.
Bishnu Prasad Sarma
Prof. (Dr.) BishnuPrasad Sarma, born in Gauhati, Assam, India is a prominent Ayurvedic physician,adistinguished scientist and researcher with special interest in medicinalplants and non communicable diseases (NCD), completed MD( Ayu ) 1991 fromInstitute of Medical Sciences IMS, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi and PhDfrom Gauhati University.
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LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Hypertension, Herbs, Clerodendrum glandulosum Lindl.
MEDICAL / General