Androgenic effect of honeybee drone milk in castrated rats: roles of methyl palmitate and methyl oleate.

Abstract

ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Numerous honeybee (Apis mellifera) products have been used in traditional medicine to treat infertility and to increase vitality in both men and women. Drone milk (DM) is a relatively little-known honeybee product with a putative sexual hormone effect. The oestrogenic effect of a fraction of DM has recently been reported in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jep.2014.02.050

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