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:: Volume 24, Issue 4 (winter 2015) ::
MEDICAL SCIENCES 2015, 24(4): 195-202 Back to browse issues page
The use of Atrifel Sagir and its components in obesity
Seyed Ali Kamali1 , Seyedeh Jihan Hosseini Khabir2 , Seyed Hamid Kamali 3, Ahmad Teymournejad4 , Shirin Hasani-Ranjbar5 , Samaneh Karimiyan4 , Ali Reza Khalaj6
1- National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents (NODET: Sazman-e Melli-e Parvaresh-e Estedadha-ye Derakhshan), SAMPAD, Allameh Helli (One) High School, Tehran, Iran
2- Researcher, Khatam Hospital, Tehran, Iran
3- School of Traditional Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , kamaliseyyedhamid@yahoo.com
4- Department of Traditional Medicine, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran
5- Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
6- General Surgeon, Fellowship of Obesity, Mustafa Khomeini Hospital, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran
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Itrifal -Saghir or Triphala (tri = three and phala = fruits) is one of the oldest and commonly used polyherbal preparation. It is a botanical preparation include equal parts of three herbal fruits: Phyllanthus emblica., Terminalia chebula Retz and Terminalia belerica Retz. This study focuses on the indiations and components of Atrifel Sagir in obesity. Research resources include important traditional medicine book such as Al-Qanoon Fel Teb, Kolasetol hekma, Makzan al adviyeh and databases such as Google Scholar, Pub Med, Web of Science, SID and Iran Medex. Search terms were “Triphala”, “Atrifal -Saghir”, “Itrifal -Saghir” and “obesity” without narrowing or limiting search elements, with any outcome in humans and animals. There are a variety of indications for Atrifal -Saghir as described in Al-Qanoon Fel Teb such as purifies stomach enabling it for better coction. It is good for expels the phlegm. Its oral intake is useful for treating cases melancholy and anti-obesity. It strengthens the stomach by improving its capacity of coction assimilation and in improving relaxity and moistness of the stomach.

Keywords: Atrifal – Saghir, Itrifal – Saghir, obesity, Traditional medicine, Terminalia chebula Retz, Terminalia belerica Retz. Phyllanthus emblica L.
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Received: 2014/12/20 | Accepted: 2014/12/20 | Published: 2014/12/20
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Kamali S A, Hosseini Khabir S J, Kamali S H, Teymournejad A, Hasani-Ranjbar S, Karimiyan S et al . The use of Atrifel Sagir and its components in obesity. MEDICAL SCIENCES 2015; 24 (4) :195-202
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Volume 24, Issue 4 (winter 2015) Back to browse issues page
فصلنامه علوم پزشکی دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی واحد پزشکی تهران Medical Science Journal of Islamic Azad Univesity - Tehran Medical Branch
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