Antihypercholesterolaemic and antioxidant activity assessment of some plants used as remedy in Turkish folk medicine.

@article{Avc2006AntihypercholesterolaemicAA,
  title={Antihypercholesterolaemic and antioxidant activity assessment of some plants used as remedy in Turkish folk medicine.},
  author={G{\"u}lcan Avcı and Esra Kupeli and Abdullah Eryavuz and Erdem Yeşilada and Ismail Kucukkurt},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2006},
  volume={107 3},
  pages={
          418-23
        }
}
Ethanolic and aqueous extracts from five plant species used in Turkish traditional medicine were evaluated for in vivo hypercholesterolaemic and antioxidant activities: Agrostemma githago L., Potentilla reptans L., Thymbra spicata var. spicata L., Urtica dioica L. and Viscum album var. album L. We assayed the effects of the administration of plant extracts on serum total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL-C, LDL-C, glucose, AST and ALT concentrations in mice fed with cholesterol-rich diet. In… Expand
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