Typhoid fever (TF) is an acute systemic infection caused by Salmonella Typhi, Salmonella Para Typhi A and Salmonella Para Typhi B. It is transmitted by the fecal oral route mainly via contaminated food and water. The developing countries have high rate of morbidity and mortality due to Typhoid fever, epidemics take place in developed world also. There are increased incidences of multi drug resistant in S. typhi strains that has further complicated its management and only a few antibiotics are now effective in treatment of typhoid. We report that the aqueous extracts of fruit peel Citrus sinensis (L.) confer anti typhoid activity against Salmonella Typhi, Salmonella Para Typhi A and Salmonella Para Typhi B respectively on comparison with ciprofloxacin.
Key words: Typhoid fever, Salmonella Typhi, Salmonella Para Typhi A , Salmonella Para Typhi B, anti typhoid activity, Citrus sinensis.
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Obesity is a global epidemic and most common disorder in the developed world. Traditional herbal medicines may have more acceptance than prescription drugs in many cultures with emerging epidemics of obesity. Treatment of obesity may include lifestyle interventions, pharmacotherapy and weight-loss supplements. No single approach will successfully treat obesity. Lifestyle modification and herbal medication presently remains the main pillars of any intervention aiming at decreasing bodyweight. Scientific investigations of herbal and alternative therapies represent a potentially important source for new discoveries in obesity treatment and prevention .This review focuses on the efficacy and safety of effective herbal medicines in the management of obesity in human.
Key words: Obesity, herbal-medicines, pharmacotherapy , herbal therapy , metabolism.
June 2011 Issue
June - 2011 / Volume - 3/Issue - 04
( Total Articles =30 )
June - 2011 / Volume - 3 / Issue - 04 / / Article No - 25 / Review Article
HERBAL FIGHT FOR OBESITY : A REVIEW
Parveen Kumari 1*,
Nitu Singh 1 , Vivek Bhatia 1 , Chawla 1,
Deepak kumar 2
1Department of pharmacognosy,
Nims university, Jaipur, RJ, India
2Vaish institute of píceutical Education & Research,
Maharshi dayanand university, Rohtak, India