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Table 1 Effect of Viola odorata (Vo.Cr) on serum total cholesterol and triglycerides in rats treated with tyloxapol.

From: Studies on the antihypertensive and antidyslipidemic activities of Viola odorata leaves extract

Groups Total cholesterol
(mg/100 ml)
Triglycerides
(mg/100 ml)
Control saline 10 ml/kg; i.p.
(n = 6)
58.26 ± 2.83 55.21 ± 4.72
Tyloxapol 500 mg/kg; i.p.
(n = 6)
621.3 ± 24.82$$$ 5134 ± 451.8$$$
Tyloxapol 500 mg/kg; i.p. + Atorvastatin 10 mg/kg
(n = 6)
368.2 ± 58.85*** 3100 ± 297.0**
Tyloxapol 500 mg/kg; i.p. + Vo.Cr 150 mg/kg
(n = 6)
495.3 ± 18.82 3841 ± 599.4
Tyloxapol 500 mg/kg; i.p.+ Vo.Cr 300 mg/kg
(n = 6)
405.1 ± 50.33** 3068 ± 218.8**
Tyloxapol 500 mg/kg; i.p.+ Vo.Cr 600 mg/kg
(n = 6)
351.9 ± 23.21*** 2985 ± 232.1**
  1. Values shown are mean ± SEM, n = 6
  2. $$$ P < 0.001; compared with normal controls.
  3. ** P < 0.01; *** P < 0.001 compared with tyloxapol controls.
  4. (One way ANOVA followed by Tukey's post-test)
  5. (ANOVA: analysis of variance; i.p. intraperitoneal)