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ISSN Print: 2394-0530, ISSN Online: 2320-3862, NAAS Rating: 3.53

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Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies

2020, Vol. 8, Issue 3, Part A
Literature review on Sri Lankan traditional formula in the management of obesity

Dr. RMD Jayasena and Dr. MNM Jayarathne

Excess deposition of adipose tissue in the body is known as Obesity. World Health Organization cut-off values for Asians said that the percentage of Sri Lankan adults in the obese and centrally obese categories were 9.2% and 26.2%, respectively. Herbal drugs have been used in the treatment of Staulya since ancient times. The Sri Lankan traditional herbal formula consists of Nigella sativa, Saussurea lappa, Zingiber officinale, Allium sativum, Cassia fistula and Cassia senna. Mainly it has Katu, Tikta, Madura rasa, Laghu, Ruksha, Ushna, Teekshna and Sara guna, Ushna veerya, Katu vipaka and Vata-Kapha shamaka guna and Virechaka karma. Chemical composition of this formula as combination, has hypolipidemic activity and adipogenesis inhibition activity by reducing the fat absorption by bowels. Also it increases the bowel mortality and reduces the time of fat absorption. According to that the mentioned herbal formula is effective for the management of obesity related parameters.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. RMD Jayasena and Dr. MNM Jayarathne. Literature review on Sri Lankan traditional formula in the management of obesity. Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies. 2020; 8(3): 01-05.
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