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Table 7 Effect of the aqueous extract of C occidentalis on bilirubin, Faecal cholesterol and blood urea

From: Hypolipidemic, antioxidant and anti-atherosclerogenic effect of aqueous extract leaves of Cassia. occidentalis Linn (Caesalpiniaceae) in diet-induced hypercholesterolemic rats

Experimental groups Parameters (mg/dL)
Bilirubin Urea Creatinin Faecal cholesterol
HC rats + dH2O 0,87 ± 0,18 0.47 ± 0.02 0.41 ± 0.02 5,58 ± 1,04
HC +4 weeks treatment 240 mg/kg 0,90 ± 0,12 0.31 ± 0.04* 0.26 ± 0.04* 11,47 ± 0,75*
320 mg/kg 0,89 ± 0,14 0.28 ± 0.05* 0.24 ± 0.05* 14,11 ± 1,6*
400 mg/kg 0,91 ± 0,15 0.26 ± 0.03* 0.22 ± 0.03* 15,04 ± 1,98*
HC + Atorvastatin 1 mg/kg 0,92 ± 0,11 0.27 ± 0.03 0.28 ± 0.03* 15,96 ± 1,64*
NC rats 0,94 ± 0,13 0.35 ± 0.03 0.25 ± 0.03 1,04 ± 0,27
  1. Data are represented as mean ± standard error of mean, n = 5. One-way ANOVA + LSD test against dH2O: distilled rats: *P < 0.05
  2. HC Hypercholesterolemic rats, NC Normo-cholesterolemic rats