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Nardostachys jatamansi: cardioprotective and hypolipidemic herb.

@article{Krishnamoorthy2009NardostachysJC,
  title={Nardostachys jatamansi: cardioprotective and hypolipidemic herb.},
  author={Gayathri Krishnamoorthy and Mohamed M. Shabi and Dhevi Ravindhran and Subasini Uthrapathy and Victor G. Rajamanickam and Govind Prasad Dubey},
  journal={Journal of Pharmacy Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={2},
  pages={574-578}
}
Nardostachys jatamansi belongs to the family Valerianaceae. It is commonly used as a folk medicine for hypolipidemic activity. This made us to evaluate the hypolipidemic and cardioprotective activity in isoproterenol and triton WR 1339 administered diseased animals. Pretreatment of isoproterenol administered animals with 50 mg/kg b.wt, of Nardostachys jatamansi was found to exhibit a better antioxidant and hypolipidemic activity. Mild changes in cardiac markers reveal that the dose of… 

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