Longevity of Spontaneous Hypertensive Rat-Stroke Prone Rats (SHR-SP)
by Morinda citrifolia (Noni) fruit juice, Cocos nucifera (Extra Virgin Coconut Oil ) and Pandanus conoideus (Buah Merah) oil.
Hisae YOSHITOMI 1, Toshiaki NISHIGAKI 2, Ingrid SURONO 2, Ming GAO 1
1 Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Mukogawa Women’s University, Japan
2 Tokyo Noni Research Center, Japan
SHR-SP rats are genetically inhered animals developing hypertension and stroke-prone and die before approximately 6 month-old. Using SHR-SP animal model, three Indonesian indigenous herbal medicines were investigated for effective prolongation of life. Noni juice and Extra Virgin Coconut Oil revealed statistically significance in longevity compared with each control. Buah Merah oil showed a tendency of longer life than the control.