TITLE OF THE ARTICLE ‘EFFICACY OF LEKHANIYA KASHAYA IN OBESITY’Journal: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF APPLIED AYURVED RESEARCH(IJAAR) (Vol.1, No. 08)
Publication Date: 2015-01-08
Authors : Damle Neena;
Page : 1-7
Keywords : BMI-Body Mass Index; Lekhaniya Kashaya; Medovahastrotas; Waist to Hip ratio;
Obesity is a disease characterized by excessive body fat. People who are medically obese usually are affected by behavior, genetic and environmental factors. In this trial 10 patients (Men and Women) of 18 year to 65 year of age who were having BMI more than 30 were enrolled. Waist circumference >40 inches (>102 cm) in men and >35 inches (>88 cm) in women were enrolled in this trial. Both apple shaped as well as pear shaped obsessed patients were included. 20 ml of Lekhaniya Kashaya was given twice daily before food for 2 months. Regular check-up of their weight, BMI, waist circumference and examination of other associated symptoms was done monthly. In this Trial Lekhaniya kashaya found useful in obesity. During this Trial Patients reduced almost 3 kg weight per month. Lekhaniya kashaya significantly reduced weight, BMI and waist circumference at 5% level of significance (p < 0.05).
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