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Publication Title: 
Pharmaceutical Biology

CONTEXT: Hyperlipidemia is known to be a major risk factor for the development of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) which include atherosclerosis, coronary heart disease, and stroke. Although there are a large number of anti-hyperlipidemic drugs available, unfortunately, they all have side effects. OBJECTIVE: Terminalia chebula Retz. (Combretaceae) is a plant used to treat cardiac disorders in the traditional Ayurveda medicine in India. The objective of this study was to assess the anti-hyperlipidemic properties of a methanol (MeOH) bark extract of T. chebula.

Author(s): 
Reddy, Murali Mohan
Dhas Devavaram, Jackson
Dhas, Jebasingh
Adeghate, Ernest
Starling Emerald, Bright
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