Shirazi balangu (Lallemantia royleana), which is belongs to Lamiaceae and is a medicinal plant that is grown throughout Iran [2,3]. L. royleana seeds are. Lallemantia royleana (Benth.) Benth. in DC., Prodr. Stewart, J. L. in Journ. Agric. Hort. Soc. India 1, 1: ; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 4: Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , B. Sohail and others published Use of tukhm-e-balangu (Lallemantia royleana) as a stabilizer in set type.

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The hypolipidemic effects of dietary fibers have been attributed to their ability to inhibit intestinal absorption of bile acids and neutral steroids, resulting in greater fecal bile acid and total steroid excretions Kumar et al.

Labiatae Family in folk Medicine in Iran: Experimental procedure The rabbits were weighed weekly. Sohail B, Huma N.

Lallemantia royleana – Wikipedia

The rabbits were weighed weekly. Stem is erect and long while leaves are simple. Serum cholesterol and triglyceride levels were determined using commercially available kits Pars Azmoon, Tehran, Iran. Hedge Dracocephalum inderiense Less. Hypocholesterolemic effects of purslane extract on serum lipids in rabbits fed with high cholesterol levels.


Inflorescence lallemantiaa near the base of stem.

Improvement of lidocaine local anesthetic action using Lallemantia royleana seed mucilage as an excipient. Lallemantia species can be used for a variety of purposes including lightening, varnish, painting, food, and medicine.

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Antioxidant Activity of Lallemantia royleana Benth. This Lamiaceae article is a stub. Physical-Mechanical properties and chemical composition of Balangu Lallemantia royleana seed. Skip to main content Skip to main navigation menu Skip to site footer.

Atabaki R, Hassanpour-ezatti M. A Dictionary of Iranian Plant Names. Research interests have focused on various herbs that possess hypolipidemic and hypocholesterolemic properties that may be useful for reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases Kanakavalli et al. Corolla pale lilac, blue to whitish pink, c.

Popular medicinal plants of Iran. Animals were fed normal diets or diets supplemented with cholesterol 0. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Abstract Lallemantia royleana seeds have been used in Persian traditional medicine during the ages.

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In this study,antioxidant and total phenolic content of L. Twenty five male New Zealand white rabbits weighing about 1. Therefore, in spite of the decrease in the serum levels of total cholesterol and LDL-C in treatment groups with the considered seed, it seems difficult to judge the reducing effects of this plant, due to the lack of any reduction of atherogenic index in such groups.


Table 1 Serum lipid profiles in cholesterol fed rabbits compare with normal control. Russia, SW and C. Antibacterial activity of Lallemantia royleana Benth. Support Center Support Center.

Cholesteryl ester transfer protein inhibition, high-density lipoprotein metabolism and heart disease risk reduction. Dietary soluble fiber and cholesterol affect serum cholesterol concentration, hepatic portal venous short-chain fatty acid concentration and fecal sterol excretion in rats.

When moistened with water, the seeds become coated with translucent and voluminous mucilage and hydrocolloids. Structural and physicochemical characteristics of a novelwater-soluble gum from Lallemantia royleana seed. In addition, Folin-Ciocalteu method was used to determine the total phenolic content. Tehran University of medical sciences publication;