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Journal: Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (IAJPS) (Vol.05, No. 03)

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Page : 1694-1703

Keywords : Obesity; Body mass index; rhabdomyolysis; Phytoconstituents; herbal preparation.;

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Obesity is termed as “New World Syndrom” and considered as major health problem by WHO. It is associated with excessive fat accumulation in the body and measured by BMI [Body mass index]. It is caused by imbalance between food intake and energy expenditure. Various pharmacological treatments are available to affect different targets but the incidence of side effect of these compounds like rhabdomyolysis and others. Therefore herbal path is most effective and give less or no side effects as compared to pharmacological treatment. Datas on 15 recent medicinal plants are reviewed and taking consideraration for exact mechanism of action, related phytoconstituent and pharmacological evaluation etc. In the modern era there is need for developing awareness regarding more use of herbal preparation thereby promoting weight loss and combating obesity. Key Words: Obesity, Body mass index, rhabdomyolysis, Phytoconstituents, herbal preparation.

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