Hypolipidaemic activity of aqueous ocimum basilicum extract in acute hyperlipidaemia induced by triton WR‐1339 in rats and its antioxidant property

@article{Amrani2006HypolipidaemicAO,
  title={Hypolipidaemic activity of aqueous ocimum basilicum extract in acute hyperlipidaemia induced by triton WR‐1339 in rats and its antioxidant property},
  author={Souliman Amrani and Hicham Harnafi and Nour el Houda Bouanani and Mohammed Aziz and Hana Serghini Caid and Stefano Manfredini and Elena Besco and Mariarosaria Napolitano and Elena Bravo},
  journal={Phytotherapy Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={20}
}
Hyperlipidaemia, atherosclerosis and related diseases are becoming a major health problem in developing countries. Ocimum basilicum is one of the medicinal plants widely used in Morocco to reduce plasma cholesterol and to reduce the risk of atherosclerosis‐related diseases. However, mechanisms underlying the reported hypolipidaemic effect of this plant have not been investigated. This study evaluates the lipid lowering effect of aqueous Ocimum basilicum extract in Triton WR‐1339‐induced… 
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