Abstract Title:

Paeoniflorin: an antihyperlipidemic agent from Paeonia lactiflora.

Abstract Source:

Fitoterapia. 2004 Jan ;75(1):45-9. PMID: 14693219

Abstract Author(s):

Hyun Ok Yang, Woo Kyung Ko, Jae Youn Kim, Hwan Seong Ro

Article Affiliation:

Hyun Ok Yang


Paeoniflorin (1), isolated from the methanol extract of Paeonia lactiflora, showed a lowering effect on cholesterol level in the experimentally-induced hyperlipidemic rats. Paeoniflorin showed a significantly lowering effect of total cholesterol, LDL and triglyceride levels compared with the control group at the dose of 200 and 400 mg/kg, p.o. once a day for 4 weeks.

Study Type : Animal Study

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