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.
Dadjo, Y., Panahi, Y., Pishgoo, B., Sahebkar, A., Taghipour, H. R., Akbari, A., & Parvin, S. (2015). Effects of supplementation with Heracleum persicum fruit extract on serum lipids in patients undergoing coronary angiography: A pilot trial. Phytotherapy Research, 29(1), 141-143. https://doi.org/10.1002/ptr.5214