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



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.