Banaba (Lagerstroemia speciosa L.): an evidence-based systematic review by the Natural Standard research collaboration

J Herb Pharmacother. 2007;7(1):99-113.


This study is an evidence-based systematic review including written and statistical analysis of scientific literature, expert opinion, folkloric precedent, history, pharmacology, kinetics/dynamics, interactions, adverse effects, toxicology, and dosing.

Publication types

  • Review
  • Systematic Review

MeSH terms

  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Dose-Response Relationship, Drug
  • Drug Interactions
  • Evidence-Based Medicine*
  • Humans
  • Lagerstroemia*
  • Phytotherapy*
  • Plant Extracts / adverse effects
  • Plant Extracts / pharmacokinetics
  • Plant Extracts / pharmacology
  • Plant Extracts / therapeutic use*


  • Plant Extracts