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Efficacy of herbal supplements containing Citrus aurantium and synephrine alkaloids for the management of overweight and obesity: A systematic review

Abstract:

Numerous herbal supplements are presently marketed as weight-loss aids, but the efficacy of most is not proven. One such supplement is the extract of Citrus aurantium (bitter orange). The objective of this systematic review is to critically evaluate the evidence of efficacy for C. aurantium and weight management. Electronic databases, conference proceedings and pertinent journals were searched for relevant RCTs. Bibliographies and our departmental files were searched also. No restrictions on ...

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Onakpoya, I More by this author
Journal:
Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies
Volume:
16
Issue:
4
Pages:
254-260
Publication date:
2011-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
2042-7166
ISSN:
1465-3753
URN:
uuid:0f367571-b9b6-426a-b76c-ed7b46469066
Source identifiers:
239673
Local pid:
pubs:239673

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