Effects of milk thistle and flaxseed oils obtained by the methods of cold and hot pressings on the state of colon under acute colitis in rats

1Kuznietsova, HM, Denis, EO, Moskalets, TZ, 1Rybalchenko, VK
1ESC "Institute of Biology", Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
Dopov. Nac. akad. nauk Ukr. 2017, 3:85-91
Section: Biology
Language: Ukrainian

The effects of consumption of cold-pressed (43—45 ºC) and hot-pressed (95 ºC) flaxseed and milk thistle oils on the development of acute colitis in rats are investigated. It is shown that cold- and hot-pressed flaxseed and hotpressed milk thistle oils significantly prevent the development of inflammatory, destructive, and degenerative changes in colon mucosa. These oil properties could be realized partially by unsaturated fatty acids, in particular ω3, including minor ones.

Keywords: acute colitis, flaxseed oil, milk thistle oil
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