Androgenic effect of Mondia whitei roots in male rats.

  title={Androgenic effect of Mondia whitei roots in male rats.},
  author={Pierre Watcho and Pi{\`e}rre Kamtchouing and Selestin Dongmo Sokeng and Paul Fewou Moundipa and Justine Tantchou and Jean L Essame and Noussith{\'e} Kou{\'e}ta},
  journal={Asian journal of andrology},
  volume={6 3},
AIM To determine the effect of the aqueous extract of Mondia whitei (Periplocaceae) roots on testosterone production and fertility of male rats. METHODS Adult male Wistar rats were used. In the acute study, 20 rats were randomly divided into 5 groups of 4 animals each. Four treated groups were administered orally a single dose of Mondia whitei (400 mg/kg) and the controls received a similar amount of distilled water. One group of animals were sacrificed by cervical dislocation 1, 2, 4 and 6 h… CONTINUE READING