Skip to main content

Table 3 Effect of MELCL on atherogenic index and percentage protection of various groups

From: Pharmacodynamic findings for the usefulness of Luffa cylindrica (L.) leaves in atherosclerosis therapy with supporting antioxidant potential

Group Atherogenic Index % Protection
Normal 1.09 ± 0.017 -
Hyperlipidemic Control 8.06 ± 0.011 -
Atorvastatin(10mg/kg) 1.08 ± 0.014** 76.93
MELCL(100mg/kg) 1.39 ± 0.07* 73.62
MELCL(200mg/kg) 1.10 ± 0.017** 76.82
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± S.E.M; n=6, *P<0.05, **P<0.01, ***P<0.
  2. MELCL Methanolic extract of Luffa cylindrica (L.) leaves