Hypertension Research

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Antihypertensive, antidyslipidemic and endothelial modulating activities of Orchis mascula

Nauman Aziz, Malik Hassan Mehmood, Hasan Salman Siddiqi, Saf-ur-Rehman Mandukhail, Fatima Sadiq, Wajiha Maan and Anwarul Hassan Gilani

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Table 2. Effect of Orchis mascula (OM) on serum lipids, glucose, body weight and diet consumption in atherogenic diet

Parameters Normal diet Atherogenic diet Atherogenic+Orchis mascula
Total cholesterol (mg per 100 ml)82.2plusminus3.13356.1plusminus18.04†† 268.6plusminus15.28**
HDL-C (mg per 100 ml)38.5plusminus1.7327.8plusminus332.51plusminus2.24
LDL-C (mg per 100 ml)30.1plusminus2.34314.52plusminus16.6†† 183.4plusminus38.99**
Triglycerides (mg per 100 ml)59.7plusminus4.268.61plusminus8.4480.18plusminus8.94
Atherogenic index1.15plusminus0.0912.5plusminus1.12†† 7.49plusminus0.91**
Glucose (mg per 100 ml)95.6plusminus7.2147plusminus1992.85plusminus11.46
% change in body weight33.33plusminus1.656.8plusminus1.97 34.23plusminus7.34*
Diet consumption g per day per kg168.5plusminus11.8146.1plusminus15.1129.2plusminus8.6

 Abbreviations: ANOVA, analysis of variance; HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.

 Values shown are meanplusminuss.e.m. of 7–10 determinations.

  P<0.05; †† P<0.01 compared with normal controls.

  * P<0.05; ** P<0.01 compared with atherogenic control. One-way ANOVA followed by Tukey's post-test.

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