Patent Number: 6,310,100

Title: Method of treating hypertension

Abstract: A method for treating hypertension, a cardiac disease, or a cerebrovascular disease comprising administration of ferulic acid or a derivative thereof, to a subject in need of treatment. Therapeutic compositions comprising ferulic acid and its derivatives may comprise pharmaceutical products, nutritional supplements or products, and foods. Such compositions may further comprising diglycerides in combination with ferulic acid and its derivatives.

Inventors: Suzuki; Atsushi (Tochigi, JP), Ochiai; Ryuji (Tochigi, JP), Tokimitsu; Ichiro (Tochigi, JP)

Assignee: KAO Corporation

International Classification: A23L 1/30 (20060101); A61K 9/00 (20060101); A61K 45/00 (20060101); A61K 9/48 (20060101); A61K 45/06 (20060101); A61K 31/192 (20060101); A61K 31/185 (20060101); A61K 031/19 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018