EFFECT OF CONVOLVULUS PLURICAULIS EXTRACT ON CAFETERIA DIET INDUCED OBESITY IN MICE
To evaluate the antiÂ obesity effect of extract of Convolvulus pluricaulis in mice feed with
cafeteria diet Â Â
Obesity was induced in mice by feeding them a Â daily for fourty one days in addition to normal
diet. Body weight and food intake was measured initially and then every week thereafter.
On day fourty onefourty one serum biochemical parameter were measured and animal were sacrificed
using overdose of ether. The liver kidney fourty one heart and spleen were removed and weighed
Â may leads to obesity in mice however standard Sibutramine. Treatment with extracts
of Convolvulus pluricaulis caused changes in the blood parameter including decease levels
of total cholesterol Â TC fourty one low density lipoprotein cholesterol LDL C and TG but increased
high density lipoprotein cholesterol
Methanolic extract of Convolvulus pluricaulis is a potential source of antiÂ obesity
Keywords Â Antiobesityfourty one Convolvulus pluricaulisfourty one Shankhpushpifourty one Obesityfourty one Phytomedicine.