Attenuation of Salt-Loading Induced Cardiomegaly and Dyslipidemia in Wistar Rats by Aqueous Leaf Extract of Chromolaena odorata

@inproceedings{Ikewuchi2014AttenuationOS,
  title={Attenuation of Salt-Loading Induced Cardiomegaly and Dyslipidemia in Wistar Rats by Aqueous Leaf Extract of Chromolaena odorata},
  author={Jude C Ikewuchi and Catherine Chidinma Ikewuchi and Mercy Onuekwuzu Ifeanacho},
  year={2014}
}
The effect of aqueous extract of the leaves of Chromolaena odorata on body weight, organ sizes, lipid profiles and atherogenic indices was investigated in normal and sub-chronic salt-loaded rats. The normal and treatment control groups were fed 100% of commercial feed, while the test control, reference and test treatment groups received an 8% salt-loaded diet. The extract (at 100 and 200 mg/kg body weight) and moduretics (at 1 mg/kg body weight) were orally administered daily. The normal and… CONTINUE READING

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