Anti-dyslipidemic and anti-hypercholesteremic effects of concoction juice: A randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial

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Wajiha Saeed
Shahid Mahmood
Ghulam Mueen-ud-Din
Muhammad Yousaf Quddoos


anthropometry, dyslipidemia, garlic, ginger, honey, juice, total, cholesterol, triglycerides


Globally, dyslipidemia is an alarming condition, which may cause death. However, its country-wise ratio varies. In Pakistan, it is about 16–20% in both men and women. Dyslipidemia can be defined as the up level quantity of lipids in blood than the average value. The treatment of dyslipidemia can be done by dietary interventions with indigenous sources. The (Concoction) juice has the ability to reduce the low-density lipoprotein (LDL), total cholesterol (TC), triglycerides (TGs). and raise the high-density lipoprotein (HDL) level. For efficacy studies, dyslipidemic females (n = 1010) were approached in different clinics and hospitals of Sargodha. They were approached with biomarkers, that is, lipidemic profile, TC, HDL, urea, creatinine, and TGs. A total of 85 females were selected and they were divided into three groups (T0, L1 and M1). T0 is an experimental (control) group, T1 group has -dyslipidemic patients treated with lab-made juice, and M1 has dyslipidemic patients treated with -market products. After 120 days of treatment, the data were analyzed statistically to validate the results of the study. The -anthropometric and dietary intake was assessed by dyslipidemic volunteers. A significant level of -dyslipidemic biomarker was found in L1. The down level was found in TC (216-184 mg/dL), TGs (215.54-138.46 mg/dL), and LDL (145.64-134.34 mg/dL), and raised level was found in HDL (44.15-54.43 mg/dL). Other parameters that showed a -downward trend were urea (12.73-11.15 mg/dL), uric acid (6.12-5.38 mg/dL), creatinine (1.02-1.0 mg/dL), ALT (55-34 u/l), AST (47-27 u/l), ALP (91.63-83.76 IU/L), bilirubin (0.65 to 0.57 mg/dl), RBCs, WBCs, and Hb. Based on these results, it is concluded that lab-made concoction L1 showed best results overall and is also appropriate and cost effective and further research has to be done on a large scale.

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