Aphrodisiac Property of the Elephant Creeper Argyreia nervosa

@article{Subramoniam2007AphrodisiacPO,
  title={Aphrodisiac Property of the Elephant Creeper Argyreia nervosa},
  author={A. Subramoniam and V. Madhavachandran and K. Ravi and V. S. Anuja},
  journal={Journal of Endocrinology and Reproduction},
  year={2007},
  volume={11},
  pages={82-85}
}
Based on ethno-medical clues, the aphrodisiac property of Argeria nervosa was studied in male mice. The root, flower and, to some extent, leaf (homogenate in 2% gum acacia) of the plant showed aphrodisiac activity as evidenced by an increase in mounting behavior of mice. When different extracts of the root were tested, the activity was found in the alcohol extract (200 mg/kg; p.o, single dose). The extract, 1 hr after administration, stimulated mounting behavior of male mice in a concentration… Expand

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