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Hypolipidemic and antiatherogenic effects of Adiantum capillus-veneris extract in cholesterol-fed rats

      Background and Aims: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the main cause of mortality in many countries. High circulating concentrations of cholesterol, particularly LDL-C, are associated with an increased risk of atherosclerotic CVD, Atherosclerosis (AS), hardening (sclerosis) of the arteries. .Many herbs have antioxidant activity and can reduce low-density lipoprotein oxidation.The objective is to investigate the hypolipidemic and antiatherogenic effects of an Adiantum capillus-veneris (AEACV) in rats.
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