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Journal of Tea Science ›› 2009, Vol. 29 ›› Issue (3): 196-199.doi: 10.13305/j.cnki.jts.2009.3.003

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Effects of Oolong Herb Tea on Blood Lipids and Uric Acid Metabolism in Experimental Hyperlipidemia Rat

LIN Wei, ZHENG Liang-pu, YE Hong-zhi, CHEN Wen-lie*   

  1. Fujian College of TCM State Key Lab of Basics of Integrative Medicine, Fujian Province University, Fujian Academy of Integrative Medicine, Fuzhou 350108, China
  • Received:2008-10-06 Revised:2008-11-27 Published:2019-09-06

Abstract: The effects of oolong herb tea on the serum lipid level and uric level and the influence of liver tissue in Expermental Hyperlipidemia Rats were investigated. To establish the hyperlipidmia rat model by feeding of high lipid diet and ethanol, as well as feed the herb, tea and oolong herb tea by intragastic for 35 days, measure the level of ALT, AST, TCHO, TG, HDL-C, LDL-C, as well as the contents of UA and XOD in rat blood. The general conditions and histopathological changes in tissues of liver and kidney were observed. Results showed that the herb, tea and oolong herb tea could reduce significantly the TCHO, TC, LDL-C, TCHO, UA and XOD and increase the HDL-C level (P<0.05, P<0.01). The effect of oolong herb tea was more remarkable than that of herb and tea treatment. It is concluded that the herb, tea and oolong herb tea are able to regulate the level of serum lipid and uric acid effectively, and showed a protective effect of vein endothelium cells. It is showed that the synergistic effect between herb and tea and improve the efficacy in oolong herb tea.

Key words: oolong herbs tea, hyperlipidemia, rat

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