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

TitleEffects 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
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsKuznietsova, HM, Denis, EO, Moskalets, TZ, Rybalchenko, VK
Abbreviated Key TitleDopov. Nac. akad. nauk Ukr.
Date Published3/2017

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.

Keywordsacute colitis, flaxseed oil, milk thistle oil
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