This study aimed to investigate the effects of Pu-erh tea on blood lipids in apoE-knockout mice. So we selected 4-week-old male apoE-gene knocked mice, and they were randomly divided into four groups: atherosclerosis group, fermenting Pu-erh Tea group, fermented Pu-erh Tea group and drug group. The all mice were used as the control. All mice were fed with normal chow diet. After 90 days, Vessels blood was collected for serum lipid, using automatic biochemical analyzed measuring serum the total clesterol (TC), triglycerides (TG), low-density lipoprotein (LDL-C), high-density lipoprotein (HDL-C), and other hyperlipidemia indicators. The result is that Pu-erh Health (cooked) tea cansignificantly increase control of body weight (P < 0.05); reduce the high fat mice serum TG, LDL-C content, increased HDL-C in (P < 0.05); And cooked Pu-erh tea can significantly reduce the high fat rat serum TC, TG, LDL-C in (P < 0.05). These results suggested that Pu-erh tea may play a role in anti-atherosclerosis in apoE-knockout mice.
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