Studies related to Total cholesterol and Olive leaf extract

Olive (Olea Europaea) Leaf Extract Effective In Patients With Stage-1 Hypertension: Comparison With Captopril

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 148
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 45-64
Body Types Obese, Overweight, Underweight
Notes for this study:
500mg of olive leaf extract twice daily was as effective as Captopril at 25mg daily (50mg used at 2 weeks if needed) over an 8 week period for reducing blood pressure and had a small reducing effect on triglycerides.
Funding issues for this study:
Supported by PT Dexa Medica and Frutarom Switzerland Ltd; no other disclosed patents or conflicts of interest

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