Androgenic activity of the Thai traditional male potency herb, Butea superba Roxb., in female rats.

@article{Malaivijitnond2009AndrogenicAO,
  title={Androgenic activity of the Thai traditional male potency herb, Butea superba Roxb., in female rats.},
  author={S Malaivijitnond and A Ketsuwan and Gen Watanabe and Kazuyoshi Taya and Wichai Cherdshewasart},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2009},
  volume={121 1},
  pages={123-9}
}
AIM OF THE STUDY Butea superba Roxb. (Leguminosae) is a well-known Thai male potency herb with androgenic and anti-estrogenic activities. We evaluated whether oral administration of Butea superba has an androgenic or anti-estrogenic activity in female rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS Normal and ovariectomized adult female rats were each subdivided into five groups, DW, BS-10, BS-50, BS-250 and TP, and gavaged with 0, 10, 50 and 250 mg/kg BW/day of the crude of Butea superba and subcutaneously… CONTINUE READING