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|Abstract:||Russian Tarragon,<b><i> Artemisia dracunculus</i> Linn.</b> has a traditional Persian history of use as a natural cleanser of the blood and for the treatment of headaches and dizziness. Studies done on rats showed that an extract of this artemisia has anticoagulatory and anti-hyperlipidemic activities. Thus the extract appear potentially useful as agent to help decrease the incidence of coronary disease in humans since a reduction in serum cholesterol of 15% and serum triglycerides of 25% was observed in rats treated with extract and maintained on a hyperlipidemic diet.|
|ISSN:||0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||NPR Vol.4(3) [May-June 2005]|
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