Effect of Nigella Sativa (Kalonji) on Serum Lipid Profile

@article{Ali2012EffectON,
  title={Effect of Nigella Sativa (Kalonji) on Serum Lipid Profile},
  author={Saghir Akhtar Ali and Fareeha Asghar and Mohammad Nafees and Muhammad Haleem Tayyab},
  journal={Annals of King Edward Medical University},
  year={2012},
  volume={18},
  pages={224-224}
}
The seeds of Nigella Sativa (Kalonji) have been used as a natural remedy to treat many diseases, including hyperlipidemia. The aim of this study was to examine the hypolipidemic and hypochlesterolemic effects of kalonji in albino rats. Eighty Four (84) albino rats were divided into 6 groups control (C) and experimen-tal (E). The diet contained palm oil in increasing con-centrations with one group having added atherogenic supplement. Kalonji was added as 5 ml / kg body wei-ght in powdered form… Expand
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