Research Advance on Lowering of Blood Lipid Function of Berberine
MING Zhi-qiang1, CHEN Hong-yuan1, XIE Jia-le2, YANG Yong1, CHEN Lian2 (1. Institute of Medicament, 2. College of Food Science, Southwest University, Chongqing400716, China)
Berberine, the major active constituent of Rhizoma coptidis, has a blood lipid lowering function. This paper reviews the research advance on molecule mechanism, animal experiment and clinical effect of berberine.