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Effect of Tulsi (Ocimum Sanctum) on Biochemical Parameters in Overweight Students of Health Sciences

2016-02-16 21:38:24 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This is a study to investigate the effect of Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum Linn.) on metabolic and biochemical parameters in overweight students of health sciences. Thirty overweight student volunteers were divided into two groups of fifteen each. The first group received no intervention. The second group was supplemented with one capsule of Tulsi orally every morning and evening in empty stomach for 60 days. The metabolic parameters and liver enzymes were evaluated before and after the intervention.

Description

This is a randomized, parallel group, open label pilot study to investigate the effect of Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum Linn.) on metabolic and biochemical parameters in overweight students of health sciences. Thirty overweight student volunteers were divided into two groups of fifteen each. The first group received no intervention. The second group was supplemented with one capsule of Tulsi orally every morning and evening in empty stomach for 60 days. The metabolic parameters and liver enzymes were evaluated before and after the intervention.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Obesity

Intervention

Tulsi(Ocimum sanctum Linn.) capsules

Location

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar
Odisha
India
751019

Status

Completed

Source

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-02-16T21:38:24-0500

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