Effects Of Celery Extract On Lipid Levels In RICO And RAIF Rats

Author

BKH Tan and A Hsu, Department or Pharmacology, Faculty or Medicine, National University of Singapore, Kent Ridge, Singapore 0511

Proceeding

Trends in Traditional Medicine Research, Proceedings of the International Conference on the Use of Traditional Medicine & Other Natural Products in Health Care

Date

8/6/1993

Keyword

Apium graveolens; Umbelliferae; celery; cholesterol; RICO; RAIF; triglycerides.

Abstract

A 13-day intraperitoneal infusion of an aqueous extract of celery in RICO and RAIF rats produced a significant reduction in serum total cholesterol levels in RICO but not RAIF rats and did not significantly affect serum triglyceride concentration in either strain of rats.