- GlucoseGlucose: Based on studies in normal rats and alloxan-induced diabetic rats, Picrorhiza kurroa may lower blood glucose in basal conditions or after a heavy glucose load (1).
- LipidsLipids: Based on a study of hyperlipemic mice on a high fat diet, Picrorhiza kurroa may significantly reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL), triglyceride, and total cholesterol levels (3). However, serum HDL levels may not be affected.
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