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Abstract Title:

Anti-obese activity of Butea monosperma (Lam) bark extract in experimentally induced obese rats.

Abstract Source:

Indian J Exp Biol. 2012 Jul ;50(7):476-83. PMID: 22822527

Abstract Author(s):

P Dixit, T Prakash, Roopa Karki, D Kotresha

Article Affiliation:

P Dixit

Abstract:

To study the efficacy of ethanolic extract of B. monosperma bark in cafeteria and atherogenic diet fed rats and monosodium glutamate (MSG) obese rats, different doses (200, 400 and 800 mg/kg) of ethanolic extract of B. monosperma bark showed dose dependent decrease in body weight, daily food intake, glucose, lipids, internal organs' weight and fat pad weight in cafeteria and atherogenic diet fed rats and monosodium glutamate obese rats. The results suggested that B. monosperma has significant anti-obese activity.

Study Type : Animal Study

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