Evaluation of Anti-Obesity Potential of Commiphora Mukul the Indian Bdellium Plant

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Devireddy Ashok Reddy, Mahaveer Singh, Sudhakar Babu, Birendra Shrivastava, Suman Rohilla

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The prevalence of obesity is a global health problem. Obesity or abnormal fat accumulation is a risk factor for many disease including heart related disorders and many others. Proper designed diet is a preliminary treatment mainly focuses on reduced food intake. Commiphora mukul is also known as guggul tree and is largely located in drought areas of Pakistan, Bangladesh and India. Principal ingredient Guggulu is a part of of several ayurvedic formulations used for controlling obesity. Commiphora mukul contains longchain aliphatic tetrols, starches, diterpenoids, steroids, triterpenoids, aliphatic esters, lignans, ferulates, and an assortment of inorganic particles other than minor measures of sesamin and some unidentified constituents.  Here authors have evaluated the anti-obesity potential of Commiphora mukul and found promising results which indicate medicinal benefits of Commiphora mukul in treatment of obesity.

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Devireddy Ashok Reddy, Mahaveer Singh, Sudhakar Babu, Birendra Shrivastava, Suman Rohilla. (2021). Evaluation of Anti-Obesity Potential of Commiphora Mukul the Indian Bdellium Plant. Annals of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology, 13802–13810. Retrieved from https://www.annalsofrscb.ro/index.php/journal/article/view/4507
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