Effects of supplementation with Heracleum persicum fruit extract on serum lipids in patients undergoing coronary angiography: A pilot trial

Y. Dadjo, Y. Panahi, B. Pishgoo, Amirhossein Sahebkar, H.R. Taghipour, A. Akbari, S. Parvin

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    Copyright © 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Heracleum persicum Desf. Ex Fischer (Apiaceae) is a native medicinal plant in the Iranian traditional medicine and also a safe and common dietary spice. The present pilot study aimed to investigate the impact of supplementation with H. persicum fruits on serum lipid concentrations in a group of patients with minimal coronary artery disease. Subjects who were diagnosed with 0.05). However, serum triglycerides levels were reduced after H. persicum extract supplementation in a borderline significant manner (p = 0.063). Short-term supplementation with H. persicum fruit extract might be used as an adjunctive treatment for patients with hypertriglyceridemia.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)141-143
    JournalPhytotherapy Research
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2015


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