Treatment of hypercholesterolemia: screening of Solanum macrocarpon Linn (Solanaceae) as a medicinal plant in Benin

@article{Dougnon2014TreatmentOH,
  title={Treatment of hypercholesterolemia: screening of Solanum macrocarpon Linn (Solanaceae) as a medicinal plant in Benin},
  author={T. V. Dougnon and H. Bankol{\'e} and Jean Robert Kloto{\'e} and M. S{\`e}nou and L. Fah and H. Koudokpon and Casimir D. Akpovi and T. J. Dougnon and P. Addo and F. Loko and M. Boko},
  journal={Avicenna Journal of Phytomedicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={4},
  pages={160 - 169}
}
  • T. V. Dougnon, H. Bankolé, +8 authors M. Boko
  • Published 2014
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Avicenna Journal of Phytomedicine
  • Objective: Hypercholesterolemia is the greatest risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. The present study is conducted to evaluate the lipid lowering activity of leaves and fruits of Solanum macrocarpon, a vegetable, on Wistar rats experimentally rendered hypercholesterolemic by Triton X-100. Materials and Methods: The leaves and fruits were administered (p.o.) for 7 days to rats at doses of 400 and 800 mg/kg of body weight. Atorvastatin was used as reference treatment drug. The data were… CONTINUE READING
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