Liver protecting and lipid lowering effects of Sempervivum tectorum extract in the rat

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Liver protecting, lipid level lowering and HDL-cholesterol enhancing activities of a lyophilized extract of Sempervivum tectorum L. were examined in experimental hyperlipidaemia, in the pathomechanism of steatotic liver of rats. Diffuse hepatocellular degeneration caused by a fat rich diet was improved after treatment with this extract.

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