Effect Of Madhu Haritaki In The Management Of Sthaulya With Special Reference To Obesity With The Help Of Objective Parameters: Experimental Study
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2021, Volume 8, Issue 1, Pages 394-408
AbstractObesity is one of the most serious health problem of current scenario. Prevalent in both developed and developing countries and affecting children as well as adults. Obesity is a key risk factor in occurrence of other chronic and non-communicable disease. Adverse effect of obesity to found in population are hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, coronary heart disease and glucose intolerance. 1.3% of males and 2.5% of females aged more than 20 years were obese in the year 2008. Obesity is mainly caused by combination of excessive food intake, lack of physical activity, genetic susceptibility. Obesity has reached epidemic proportion in India with morbid obesity affecting 5% of the country’s population. In Ayurveda Charka Samhita has mentioned Atisthaulya is in Santarpanjanyaroga.Charka has also mentioned MadhuHaritaki as one of the Chikitsa for SantarpanjanyarogaHaritaki is Rasayana, Laghu and Ruksha in Guna ,Madhura in Vipaka , Ushna in Virya , Tridoshashamaka, Anulomaka&Madhu is Sandhana , Chedana, Rukshaand Madhur & Kashaya in Rasa.so it may help to reduce obesity & avoid further serious health problem .
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