Overview of Effective Traditional Medicinal Plants having Antihyperlipidemic Activity


  • Sireesha Rayadurgam
  • K. Manikandan




Antihyperlipidemic Activity, Atherosclerosis, Hyperlipidemia, Lipid-lowering Agents, Medicinal Plants


Hyperlipidemia is characterized by excessive levels of lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides) in the blood. Elevated plasma concentrations of distinct lipid and lipoprotein fractions are key risk factors for Cardiovascular Disease (CVD). Natural ingredients have long been used to treat and prevent cardiovascular issues. Much research on natural compounds that are effective against hyperlipidemia has been done in recent decades as of interest. PubMed, Science Direct, Google Scholar, and Scopus are the search engines used to collect information. We picked anti-hyperlipidemia, atherosclerosis, and therapeutic plants as search terms. The goal of this article is to offer a rapid summary of herbal treatments used to treat and prevent atherosclerosis based on anti-hyperlipidemic action. This research aimed to analyze the anti-hyperlipidemic effectiveness of medicinal plants that have been scientifically demonstrated to be helpful.


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Rayadurgam, S., & Manikandan, K. (2022). Overview of Effective Traditional Medicinal Plants having Antihyperlipidemic Activity. Journal of Natural Remedies, 22(3), 310–317. https://doi.org/10.18311/jnr/2022/29791



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