Home|Journals|Articles by Year

Directory for Medical Articles
 

Original Research

J Res Educ Indian Med . 1986; 5(2): 33-35


ACORUS CALAMUS – A LIPID LOWERING AGENT

R.C. ARORA, NAVNIT AGARWAL, SUNITA ARORA, RAVINDRA KUMAR SINGH.


Abstract

The hypocholesterolaemic effects of Acorua calamus Linn. (3 mg/kg/day), a traditional Ayurvedic preparation, were compared with clofibrate (33 mg/kg/day) in albino fed on high cholesterol, high fat diet for sixteen weeks. The drug was found to be as effective as clofibrate in, lowering serum cholesterol, serum triglycerides, plasma fibrinogen and increasing fibrinolytic activity.

Key words: ACORUS CALAMUS, LIPID LOWERING AGENT, HYPOCHOLESTEROLAEMIC, FIBRINOLYTIC






Full-text options


Share this Article



Online Article Submission
• ejmanager.com







eJManager.com
Review(er)s Central
About BiblioMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Contact Us

The articles in Bibliomed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.