Hypolipidemic activity of three indigenous drugs in experimentally induced atherosclerosis
Language: 
English
Abstract: 

The effect of orally administered indigenous drugs Terminalia arjuna, T. belerica and T. chebula were investigated on experimental atherosclerosis. Rabbits were fed a cholesterol-rich diet to induce atherosclerosis. The three drugs were fed along with cholesterol. At the end of the experimental period the animals were killed and their plasma and tissue lipid components estimated. Atherosclerotic lesions of the aorta were examined histologically. T. arjuna was found to be the most potent hypolipidemic agent and induced partial inhibition of rabbit atheroma. The results indicate that T. arjuna may play an anti-atherogenic role.

Author(s): 
Shaila, H. P.
Udupa, S. L.
Udupa, A. L.
Item Type: 
Journal Article
Publication Title: 
International Journal of Cardiology
Journal Abbreviation: 
Int. J. Cardiol.
Publication Date: 
12/1/1998
Publication Year: 
1998
Pages: 
119-124
Volume: 
67
Issue: 
2
ISSN: 
0167-5273
Library Catalog: 
PubMed
Extra: 
PMID: 9891944

Turabian/Chicago Citation

H. P. Shaila, S. L. Udupa and A. L. Udupa. 12/1/1998. "Hypolipidemic activity of three indigenous drugs in experimentally induced atherosclerosis." International Journal of Cardiology 67: 2: 119-124.

Wikipedia Citation

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