Aphrodisiac properties of Tribulus Terrestris extract (Protodioscin) in normal and castrated rats.

@article{Gauthaman2002AphrodisiacPO,
  title={Aphrodisiac properties of Tribulus Terrestris extract (Protodioscin) in normal and castrated rats.},
  author={K. Gauthaman and P. Ganesan Adaikan and R. Venkateshs Prasad},
  journal={Life sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={71 12},
  pages={
          1385-96
        }
}
Tribulus terrestris (TT) has long been used in the traditional Chinese and Indian systems of medicine for the treatment of various ailments and is popularly claimed to improve sexual functions in man. Sexual behaviour and intracavernous pressure (ICP) were studied in both normal and castrated rats to further understand the role of TT containing protodioscin (PTN) as an aphrodisiac. Adult Sprague-Dawley rats were divided into five groups of 8 each that included distilled water treated (normal… CONTINUE READING
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