• Licto Thomas Research Scholar, Bhagwant University, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India
  • Jagadish Vasudev Kamath Department of Pharmacology, Shree Devi College of Pharmacy, Mangalore, 574 142, Karnataka, India


Objective: The objective of the study was to evaluate the in-vivo anti-hyperlipidemic activity of Capsicum frutescens extracts.

Methods: The dried fruit powder were extracted with a three liquid phase extraction system. The acetone extract was isolated and the anti-hyperlipidemic activity was evaluated.

Results: The anti-hyperlipidemic study was carried out by inducing hyperlipidemia in rats by means of triton. The serum collected was analyzed for total cholesterol, triglyceride, low-density lipoprotein and high-density lipoprotein.

Conclusion: The result of the present study revealed that the acetone extract of the fruits of Capsicum frutescens possess anti-hyperlipidemic activity.

Keywords: Capsicum frutescens, Antihyperlipidemic activity, HDL-LDL, Triton


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Thomas, L., and J. V. Kamath. “EVALUATION OF ANTI-HYPERLIPIDEMIC ACTIVITY OF CAPSICUM FRUTESCENS EXTRACT”. International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research, Vol. 9, no. 4, July 2017, pp. 165-8, doi:10.22159/ijcpr.2017v9i4.21289.
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