Hypolipidaemic effect of leucodelphinidin derivative from Ficus bengalensis Linn on cholesterol fed rats

Administration of leucodelphinidin derivative isolated from the bark of Ficus bengalensis and another flavonoid quercetin (100mg/kg/day) in hypercholesterolemic rats provoked significant reduction in serum total cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol and an increase in the HDL-cholesterol levels. Significant decrease in atherogenic index was noted in these rats… (More)