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Effect of saponin rich extract of Achyranthes aspera on high fat diet fed male wistar rats

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Author(s): B. Pushpa Lathaa, I. Rama Manohar Reddya, T. Vijaya*b, S. Dattatreya Raoc, S.Mannur Ismaild and B.P.Girisha

Journal: Journal of Pharmacy Research
ISSN 0974-6943

Volume: 4;
Issue: 9;
Start page: 3190;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Achyranthes aspera | high fat diet | anti-obesity effect | atherogenic index | Orlistat.

ABSTRACT
To study the anti-obesity effect of saponin rich extract of Achyranthes aspera on male wistar rats after feeding them for eight weeks with high fatdiet. Methods: The rats were divided into four groups: control group fed on normal standard diet (N); high fat diet control group (HF); saponin rich ethanolextract treated group fed on high fat diet (HF+ASE) and Orlistat treated group fed on high fat diet (HF+OL). The effect of extract on following parameterswas recorded – food and water consumption, body weights, organ weights, serum biochemical profile and atherogenic index. Results: In case of rats treated withsaponin rich extract there was a significant reduction (p
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