Ameliorative effect of Chlorophytum borivilianum root on lipid metabolism in hyperlipaemic rats.

@article{Visavadiya2007AmeliorativeEO,
  title={Ameliorative effect of Chlorophytum borivilianum root on lipid metabolism in hyperlipaemic rats.},
  author={Nishant P. Visavadiya and Amaravadi V R L Narasimhacharya},
  journal={Clinical and experimental pharmacology & physiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={
          244-9
        }
}
1. The present study examined the efficacy of Chlorophytum borivilianum root (powder) in modulating the hyperlipaemic/hypercholesteraemic conditions in male albino rats. 2. Administration of C. borivilianum (0.75 and 1.5 g root powder/rat per day for 4 weeks) to hypercholesteraemic rats significantly increased high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol levels and decreased plasma and hepatic lipid profiles. 3. In addition, there were significant increases in faecal cholesterol, neutral sterol and… CONTINUE READING
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