Anti-obesity and Hypolipidemic Effects of Morus alba- A Review

Authors

  • Hanaa S. Kadhum
  • Mahdi M.Thuwaini

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijop.v10i1.3209

Keywords:

Anti-obesity, overweight, hypolipidemia, Morus alba, Review

Abstract

The prevalence of obesity was worldwide increase in the last 60 years. Obesity represented one of the
public healthproblems, it markedly increased the incidence of many diseases:fatty liver,type 2 diabetes,
hypertension, ischemic heart diseases, sleep apnea, osteoporosis, dementia, tumors and many other
disorders.Recent reviews showed that many medicinal plants possesses anti-obesity effect.In the current
review, PubMed, Web Science, Science Direct, Researchgate, Academia.edu and Scopus were searched to
verify thehypolipidemic and anti-obesity activities of Morusalba.

Author Biographies

Hanaa S. Kadhum

Ass. Professor of Physiology, Dept. Laboratory Investigation, College of Science, Basra University

Mahdi M.Thuwaini

Professor of Pathology, Dept. of Pathological Analysis, College of Medical and Healthy Techniques/ Southern Technique University

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Published

2022-01-04

How to Cite

Hanaa S. Kadhum, & Mahdi M.Thuwaini. (2022). Anti-obesity and Hypolipidemic Effects of Morus alba- A Review. International Journal of Physiology, 10(1), 8–15. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijop.v10i1.3209