Study the effect of cordia myxia on Hypercholesterolemia in laboratory animals
Kirkuk University Journal-Scientific Studies,
2012, Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 1-13
AbstractThe aim of our study is to investigate the activity of crude extract of Cordia myxia in lowering the high levels of total serum cholesterol in healthy and Hypercholesterolemic rabbits.
The result reported here was showed that the oral treatment with the crude extract of Cordia myxia in concentration of 100mg /ml and therapeutic dose of 5ml/kg/day for four weaks reduced significantly (P < 0.001) the serum total cholesterol level from ( 491.07± 28.85 ) to ( 278.51± 26.98 ) mg/100ml. While no significant reduction was seen in total serum cholesterol level of the healthy rabbits.
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