Reduction of plasma cholesterol by Curcuma comosa extract in hypercholesterolaemic hamsters.

  title={Reduction of plasma cholesterol by Curcuma comosa extract in hypercholesterolaemic hamsters.},
  author={P. Piyachaturawat and J. Charoenpiboonsin and C. Toskulkao and A. Suksamrarn},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  volume={66 2},
  • P. Piyachaturawat, J. Charoenpiboonsin, +1 author A. Suksamrarn
  • Published 1999
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Journal of ethnopharmacology
  • The influence of the extract of Curcuma comosa Roxb. (Zingiberaceae) on lipid metabolism was investigated in hypercholesterolaemic hamsters. Intragastric administration of the ethyl acetate extract of C. comosa rhizome (0-500 mg/kg per day) to hypercholesterolaemic animals for 7 days decreased both plasma triglyceride and cholesterol levels in a dose-dependent manner. The reduction of plasma cholesterol levels was accompanied by a significant increase in the hepatic cholesterol content while… CONTINUE READING
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