Plant/ Family Study model Phytoconstituents Activity References
Allium cepa/ Alliaceae 10 healthy subjects Onion extract Decreased erythrocytes crenation Singh & Kanakaraj 1985
Allium sativum/ Alliaceae 15 hypercholesterolemic patients of either sex Aqueous extract Hypocholesterolemic Augusti, 1977
  25 healthy males Garlic Hypocholesterolemic Bhushan, Sharma, Singh, Agrawal, Indrayan, & Seth, 1979
  10 healthy volunteers Garlic Hypocholesterolemic Sharma, Sharma, Dwivedi, & Sharma, 1976
  50 normal volunteers Garlic Hypocholesterolemic and anti-thrombotic Gadkari & Joshi, 1991
  32 hypercholesterolemic¬† patients of either sex Garlic pearls Hypocholesterolemic Jeyaraj, Shivaji, Jeyaraj, & Vengatesan, 2005
  20 normotensive and 20 hypertensive patients Garlic pearls Anti-hypertensive Dhawan & Jain, 2004
Commiphora mukul/ Burseraceae 120 hypercholesterolemic patients Gum and petroleum ether fraction Hypocholesterolemic Kuppurajan, Rajagopalan, Koteswara Rao, & Sitaraman, 1978
  205 patients Guggulipid Hypolipidemic Nityanand, Srivastava, & Asthana, 1989
Emblica officinalis/ Euphorbiaceae 15 normal and 20 hypercholesterolemic men Amla Hypocholesterolemic Jacob, Pandey, Kapoor, & Saroja, 1988
  30 patients Amlamax capsules Hypocholesterolemic Antony, Merina, & Sheeba, 2008
Table 2: Clinical studies on hypocholesterolemic effect of Indian medicinal plants.