About 1 in 3 adults in the United States has HBP. HBP itself usually has no symptoms. You can have it for years without knowing it. During this time, though, it can damage the heart, blood vessels, kidneys, and other parts of your body.
This is why knowing your blood pressure numbers is important, even when you're feeling fine. If your blood pressure is normal, you can work with your health care team to keep it that way. If your blood pressure is too high, you need treatment to prevent damage to your body's organs.
Java Tea a herbal remedies that have been used traditional to cure high blood pressure in Asia.Java Tea has long been used in traditional medicine in South East Asia.
It is believed to have antiallergic, antihypertensive, antiinflammatory and diuretic properties. It is used as a remedy for arteriosclerosis (capillary and circulatory disorders), kidney stones and nephritis. It is also used traditonally for treating gout, diabetes and rheumatism. The leaves are also used as a diuretic and for treating catarrh of the bladder. A decoction prepared from the plant is used to eliminate stones in the bladder.
Java Tea (Orthosiphon Stamineus) is a medicinal herb trusted for many centuries for treating ailments of the kidney, bladder stone, urinary tract infection, liver and bladder problems, diabetes, rheumatism and gout. It is also used to reduce cholesterol and blood pressure.
Java Tea has a mild diuretic action, useful for flushing the kidneys and urinary tract. It also relieves spasms of the smooth muscle in the walls of the internal organs, making it valuable for gallbladder problems. Researchers have found it to be mildly antiseptic as well.
Java Tea began to interest researchers as early as the beginning of the 20th century when this plant was introduced to Europe where it became a popular herbal tea.
Scientific research on Java Tea has begun since 1970 (Van der Venn: Pharmaceutisch Weekblad), (Schmidt and Bos, Walter de Gruyter & Co., Berlin/New York: Volatile of Orthosiphon Stamineus Benth, Progress in Essential Oil Research), (Massuda T: A Highly Oxygenerated Diterpene From Orthosiphon Stamineus, Tetrahedron Letter).
In Malaysia, research institutes such as the Institute of Medical Research and the Kuala Lumpur Hospital of the Malaysian Health Ministry are participating actively in conducting clinical study to prove the efficacy of Java Tea in treating kidney stone disease. The School of Pharmaceutical Sciences,Universiti Sains Malaysia contributes to the scientific research and development of Java Tea by conducting the extraction, quality control, standardization, pharmacological and formulation research.
In Japan, in a study on the antihypertensive substance in the leaves of Java Tea by the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Fukuyama University, exhibited a continuous decrease in systolic blood pressure, a decrease in cardiac output and diuretic action in conscious stroke-prone hypertensive rats.
In Indonesia, the National Cardiovascular Center, has conducted a clinical observation on the effectiveness of the consumption of Java Tea traditional medicine by the wide population in treating hypertension.