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. Adaikan and R. N. V. 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. [...] Key Method Adult Sprague-Dawley rats were divided into five groups of 8 each that included distilled water treated (normal and castrated), testosterone treated (normal and castrated, 10 mg/kg body weight, subcutaneously, bi-weekly) and TT treated (castrated, 5 mg/kg body weight, orally once daily). Decreases…Expand
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