Lysimachia christinae Hance regresses preestablished cholesterol gallstone in mice.

@article{Deng2015LysimachiaCH,
  title={Lysimachia christinae Hance regresses preestablished cholesterol gallstone in mice.},
  author={Jun Deng and Menglin Ren and Xiaoqiong Dai and Dahai Qu and Maoxia Yang and Tan Zhang and Bowen Jiang},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2015},
  volume={166},
  pages={102-8}
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Whole herb of Lysimachia christinae has long been used as a remedy for cholelithiasis extensively in China. This study was aimed to validate the effect of L. christinae on eliminating preestablished cholesterol gallstone (CGS) in model animals. MATERIALS AND METHODS Acute toxicity of aqueous extract of L. christinae (LCAE) was estimated in male C57BL/6 mice, so was the efficiency of LCAE on preformed CGS induced by lithogenic diet. The effects of LCAE were also… CONTINUE READING