BIRD’S EYE VIEW ON HERBAL MARKET PRODUCTS IN INDIA FOR THE TREATMENT OF OBESITY

  • Chandrashekhar Jagtap

Abstract

Along with advancements in technology, herbal preparations are attracting the pharmaceutical markets due to their wider acceptance and increasing demand. Many herbal preparations and raw herbs are being used for the treatment of obesity since centuries. Main objective of the present review is to focus on the commonly used herbs and their formulations in Indian market for the treatment of obesity.  For the review of different formulations available online, a famous website www.alibaba.com has been searched for ‘herbals for weight loss’ especially in India. List of some herbal drugs manufacturers, suppliers and exporters has also been provided for the convenience of researchers in this area. Anti obesity herbal formulations are available in the form of tablets, capsules, softgel capsules, powders, extracts, oil, ointments, creams, gel, and tea bags etc. From the present review it is concluded that there is great market potential for the herbal preparations used for weight loss.

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Author Biography

Chandrashekhar Jagtap
PhD Scholar, Department of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana including Drug Reasearch.
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Jagtap C. BIRD’S EYE VIEW ON HERBAL MARKET PRODUCTS IN INDIA FOR THE TREATMENT OF OBESITY. JDDT [Internet]. 13Jul.2013 [cited 14Apr.2024];3(4):156-65. Available from: https://jddtonline.info/index.php/jddt/article/view/566