Studies related to Blood Pressure and Rose Hip

Effects Of Rose Hip Intake On Risk Markers Of Type 2 Diabetes And Cardiovascular Disease: A Randomized, Double-blind, Cross-over Investigation In Obese Persons

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 31
Gender Both Genders
Age Range 30-44, 45-64
Body Types Obese
Notes for this study:
Supplemenation of a high dose (40g) of rosehip powder via a beverage daily for six weeks in obese persons without diabetes was able to reduce blood pressure mildly (3.7%) with minor reductions in total cholesterol due to the LDL component, although no other measured biomarker was changed.

Daily Intake Of Rosehip Extract Decreases Abdominal Visceral Fat In Preobese Subjects: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Clinical Trial

Effect None
Values 130/79 versus 133/83 placebo vs. rose hip. Not significant.
Trial Design Randomized trial
Trial Length 2-4 Weeks
Number of Subjects 32
Gender Both Genders
Age Range 30-44, 45-64
Body Types Overweight
Notes for this study:
32 subjects with a BMI between 25 and 30 were enrolled in this single-blinded12 week study that compared 100 mg rose hip extract to placebo. At the end of 12 weeks, bodyweight and abdominal fat area was significantly lower in the rose hip group compared to placebo, with no changes in caloric intake as measured by food diaries. No changes in blood chemistry or blood pressure was seen.
Funding issues for this study:
Three authors not involved in the data analysis were employees of the company which manufactured the rose hip extract used in this study.