Potential role of medicinal plants for anti-atherosclerosis activity

  • Muhammad Imran Qadir Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1899-5459
  • Ayesha Manzoor Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan
  • Muhammad Sajid Hamid Akash Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Government College University, Faisalabad

Abstract

Atherosclerosis may lead to the death of a number of people. In case of atherosclerosis, stiffness of arteries of the heart is caused by the excess deposition of lipids in the coronary arteries. The mentioned condition produces atherosclerotic plaques. When these plaques are burst then clots of blood are formed that cause coronary issues. To overcome this severe disease, extracts of many medicinal plants or spices like garlic, ginger and onion, and many others that are mentioned in this review are used to treat atherosclerosis.

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Published
2018-02-25
How to Cite
Qadir, M. I., A. Manzoor, and M. S. H. Akash. “Potential Role of Medicinal Plants for Anti-Atherosclerosis Activity”. Bangladesh Journal of Pharmacology, Vol. 13, no. 1, Feb. 2018, pp. 59-66, doi:10.3329/bjp.v13i1.33478.
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