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Determination of the concentrations of zinc and vitamin C in oysters and some medicinal plants used to correct male factor infertility.

@inproceedings{Ogunlesi2009DeterminationOT,
  title={Determination of the concentrations of zinc and vitamin C in oysters and some medicinal plants used to correct male factor infertility.},
  author={Modupe Ogunlesi and W. O. Okiei and Edith Ofor and Olugbenga Awonuga},
  year={2009}
}
Zinc and vitamin C have been found to be essential for male factor fertility. In this study we report the concentrations of zinc and vitamin C in several plants which are being used in herbal medicine to correct male factor infertility. Some of these, namely, Momordica charantia, Newbouldea laevis (leaves) and Rauvolfia vomitoria (leaves) were found to have high concentrations of both zinc and vitamin C which indicate that there is a scientific basis for their use in correcting male factor… 

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