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Title: Hypolipidemic activity of Eclipta prostrata (L.) L. leaf extract in atherogenic diet induced hyperlipidemic rats
Authors: Dhandapani, R.
Keywords: Cholesterol
Eclipta prostrata
Hyperlipidemia
Triglyceride
Issue Date: Jul-2007
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: In atherogenic diet induced hyperlipidemic model, the rats receiving treatment with the aqueous extract of the leaves of E. prostrata showed significant reduction in total cholesterol, triglyceride, total protein and elevation in high density lipoprotein cholesterol.The aqueous extract of E. prostrata was found to possess significant hypolipidemic activity. The results also suggest that E. prostrata leaf extract at 100 and 200 mg/kg b.wt. concentrations is an excellent lipid-lowering agent.
Page(s): 617-619
ISSN: 0975-1009 (Online); 0019-5189 (Print)
Source:IJEB Vol.45(07) [July 2007]

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