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Teucrium polium L. (Lamiaceae) is a commonly used medicinal plant in folk medicine. Among several uses, T. polium is used to treat male fertility problems. This research was conducted to study the effect of T. polium on spermatogenesis, testosterone level, androgen receptor expression, and fertility in male rats. Administration of hexane extract for 6 days(More)
Insertion of a unilateral intrauterine device (IUD) on day 1 pc in rabbits and rats or day 2 pc in mice is found to interrupt pregnancy in the device-bearing uterine horn, but does not affect blastocyst implantation or fetal development of the contralateral side. It is also evident that following surgical ablation of the ovary of the non-IUD side, the ovary(More)
BACKGROUND Tecoma stans (Bignoniaceae) is a central and south American tree used for the control of diabetes, also known as Yellow Elder, it was collected from the gardens of Al-Jadria in Iraq. MATERIALS AND METHODS One of the main reported alkaloidal constituents, tecomine, was isolated and confirmed by spectral analysis. The bacteriological assay for(More)
Fenugreek (trigonella foenum graecum) is one of the most widely used medicinal plants in folk medicine. It is known to have a diuretic, cardio tonic, hypotensive, hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic effect. This study was designed to evaluate the hypoglycemic effect of Trigonelline isolated from Iraqi fenugreek seeds in normal and alloxan –diabetic rabbits.(More)
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