Salacia reticulata and its polyphenolic constituents with lipase inhibitory and lipolytic activities have mild antiobesity effects in rats.

@article{Yoshikawa2002SalaciaRA,
  title={Salacia reticulata and its polyphenolic constituents with lipase inhibitory and lipolytic activities have mild antiobesity effects in rats.},
  author={Masayuki Yoshikawa and Hiroshi Shimoda and Norihisa Nishida and Miki Takada and Hisashi Matsuda},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2002},
  volume={132 7},
  pages={1819-24}
}
Salacia (S.) reticulata, a Hippocrateaceae plant distributed in Sri Lankan and Indian forests, has been used as a supplementary food in Japan to prevent obesity and diabetes. We examined the antiobesity effects of the hot water-soluble extract (SRHW) from the roots of S. reticulata using obese rat models and an in vitro study. Body weight (P = 0.07) and… CONTINUE READING