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Nowadays, there are many natural plant products that are widely used to reduce the increasing burden of diseases. Hibiscus rosa-sinensis Linn, which belongs to the family Malvaceae, is a plant distributed widely throughout the world. Its leaves, roots, barks, roots, and flowers are being used by the Indian traditional system as medicine to cure several diseases. Many research studies have proved that the different parts of the Hibiscus rosa-sinensis plant exhibit antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-diabetic, anti-ulcer, hepatoprotective, anti-fertility, anti-genotoxic, anti-hypertensive, anti-hypercholesterolemia, and anti-inflammatory activities, which grab the scientific attention due to various biological activities. Hibiscus rosa-sinensis has been used in many herbal mixes and drinks. Various research studies have been conducted in animal models to evaluate Hibiscus rosa-sinensis flowers and leaves as anti-diabetic and antioxidant compounds. The present study is to mainly illuminate the antihypercholesterolemic effects of Hibiscus rosa-sinensis.



Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, hypercholesterolemia, blood pressure

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