Antiobesity Activity of Zingiber Officinale: A Review

S.V. Jawarkar, S.R. Kane, A.M. Kandalkar


Obesity is a metabolic disorder that is linked to a wide spectrum of chronic diseases, increasing comorbidity and mortality significantly. The rhizome of Zingiber officinale Roscoe (Zingiberaceae) is widely used in Indian traditional medicine to cure a variety of ailments. The current study looked at the antiviral, radioprotective, anti-inflammatory, anticancer, and antioxidant properties of Z officinale, with an emphasis on Ayurvedic prescriptions. Metabolic syndromes (MetSs), which include diabetes, dyslipidemia, and cardiovascular disease, have emerged as a prevalent health concern in both industrialised and developing nations in recent years.


Antiobesity, Zingiberaceae, Pharmacological Activity

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