MediNewsDigest: Full title: “Methanolic extract of Hibiscus asper leaves improves spatial memory deficits in the 6- hydroxydopamine-lesion rodent model of Parkinson’s disease

 

Hisbiscus asper

 

Here is a link to the pubmed entry

Quoting:”….Chronic administration of methanolic extract (50 and 100mg/kg, i.p., daily, for 7 days) significantly reduce anxiety-like behavior and inhibit depression … suggesting anxiolytic and antidepressant activity…”

Considering the side effects of the heavy pharmaceutical guns, you might want to set up a conference call with your herbalist and doctor….

If you want to know what is a methanolic extract: link to the USDA

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