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- Lin, L.Y.; Peng, C.C.; Liang, Y.J.; Yeh, W.T.; Wang, H.E.; Yu, T.H.; Peng, R.Y.
- Journal of agricultural and food chemistry 2008 v.56 no.12 pp. 4435-4443
- Alpinia zerumbet, etc ; hamsters; sesquiterpenoids; polyphenols; essential oils; medicinal plants; lipemic effect; esters; rutin; aldehydes; hepatoprotective effect; blood lipids; seeds; antioxidant activity; quercetin; high density lipoprotein; monoterpenoids; animal models; solvents; chemical constituents of plants; Show all 20 Subjects
- ... In folkloric plant medicines, Alpinia zerumbet (AZ) has been popularly recognized as an exellent hepatoprotector. To search for a good high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) elevating herbal preparation, we examined AZ for its antioxidant and hypolipidaemic bioactivities, especially its HDL-C elevating activity. AZ seeds contain 0.51% essential oils (SO), which are comprised of monoterpenoid ...