Hypocholesterolemic effects of Chinese tea.

  title={Hypocholesterolemic effects of Chinese tea.},
  author={Tan Yang and Marcel Wing Leung Koo},
  journal={Pharmacological research},
  volume={35 6},
Chinese teas with different degrees of fermentation were examined for their effect on diet-induced hypercholesterolemia in rats. The teas tested were Chinese Green tea, Jasmine, Iron Buddha, Oolong and Pu erh. Hypercholesterolemia was induced by feeding rats with a cholesterol-enriched diet for 1 week. They were then treated with different tea extracts together with a cholesterol-enriched diet for another 8 weeks. Chinese Green tea and Jasmine tea, both with a minimum degree of fermentation… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 40 extracted citations

Polyphenol-enriched oolong tea increases fecal lipid excretion

European Journal of Clinical Nutrition • 2006
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Rapid analysis of hypolipidemic drugs in a live zebrafish assay.

Journal of pharmacological and toxicological methods • 2015
View 2 Excerpts


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 30 references

Effect of Ž

M Sano, Y Takahashi, +5 authors H. Konomoto

Antioxidative effect of polyphenol extract prepared from various Chinese teas

CT Ho, QY Chen, S Huang, KQ Zhang, RT. Rosen
Pre ̈ Med • 1992

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…