Effect of some medicinal plant preparations of adipose tissue metabolism
Biochemistry Lab, S.R.T.R. Medical College Hospital, Ambajogai (M S), India
V D Bambhole Biochemistry Lab, S.R.T.R. Medical College Hospital, Ambajogai (M S) India
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Powder in fine suspension, water and alcoholic extract preparations of Cyperus Rotundus (Mustak), Iris versicolor (Haimavati) and Holoptelai integrifolia (Chirubilva) were used in adipose cell suspension and also administered orally to evaluate the effect of these plant preparations on adipose tissue metabolism in rats. The result, showed that the preparations from these medicinal plants exhibited lipolytic action to mobilize fat from adipose tissues in rats and consequently helped in the reduction of obesity.