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Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   8

Issue No. :  6

Year :  2015

Pages :   679-682

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Antiobesity Activity of Ficus religiosa on High Fat Diet Induced Model



Address:   M. Selvakumar1, Vijayalakshmi Chinniah1, Venkata Rathina Kumar Thiagarajan2
1Department of Pharmacognosy, College of Pharmacy, Madurai Medical College, Madurai-20
2Assistant Reader, Department of Pharmacognosy, College of Pharmacy, Madurai Medical College, Madurai-20
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/0974-360X.2015.00107.9

ABSTRACT:
The Antiobesity activity of the Ethanolic extract of the Ficus religiosa (EEFR) was studied using high fat diet induced rat model. The various parameters like effect of the extract on body weight, organ weight (Liver, kidney and heart),white adipose tissue weight (epididymal and peritoneal), Aspartate transaminase (AST), Alanine transaminase (ALT), Total cholesterol (TC),Triglycerides (TG),High Density Lipoprotein (HDL), Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL),Very Low Density Lipo Protein (VLDL), glucose, Thiobarbituric acid reactive substances (TBARS) and Reduced glutathione (GSH).The Thoracic and abdominal circumferences of the rats were also studied.
KEYWORDS:
Highfat diet, Ficus religiosa, biochemical changes, body weight.
Cite:
M. Selvakumar, Vijayalakshmi Chinniah, Venkata Rathina Kumar Thiagarajan. Antiobesity Activity of Ficus religiosa on High Fat Diet Induced Model. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 8(6): June, 2015; Page 679-682.
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