An anti - obesity drug: Caralluma fimbriata wall.

  • Sharma Ravindar national institute of ayurveda jaipur
  • Agrawal Rachna
  • Malviya Reeta
  • Rama Murthy A
Keywords: Caralluma fimbriata Wall., Obesity, Nutraceutical drug, Suppress appetite

Abstract

Obesity is a major global health problem and a risk factor for several chronic disorders such as diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension and cardiovascular disease.

There are various pharmacological treatments available for obesity but their use is limited by various adverse effects.

Caralluma fimbriata Wall. is a plant which has been used to suppress the hunger and caloric intake and also help increase the endurance people.

This review focus on patents related to caralluma fimbriata, as well as other nutraceutical.

 

Author Biographies

Sharma Ravindar, national institute of ayurveda jaipur
md scholer dravyaguna department
Agrawal Rachna
P.G. Scholar, Dept. of P.G. Studies in Swasthvrat, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Malviya Reeta
P.G. Scholar, Dept. of P.G. Studies in Dravya Guna. National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, Rajasthan.
Rama Murthy A

Asst.Prof. Dept. of P.G. Studies in Dravya Guna. National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, Rajasthan.

Published
2013-06-26
Section
Review Articles