Dose- and time-dependent effects of ethanolic extract of Mucuna pruriens Linn. seed on sexual behaviour of normal male rats.

@article{Suresh2009DoseAT,
  title={Dose- and time-dependent effects of ethanolic extract of Mucuna pruriens Linn. seed on sexual behaviour of normal male rats.},
  author={Sekar Suresh and Elumalai Prithiviraj and Seppan Prakash},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2009},
  volume={122 3},
  pages={497-501}
}
AIM OF THE STUDY According to Indian Systems of Medicine, Mucuna pruriens Linn., belonging to the leguminous family (Papilionaceae), were used for treating male sexual disorders since ancient times. In this study, the effects of ethanolic extracts of the Mucuna pruriens Linn. seed on general mating behaviour, libido and potency of normal male Wister albino rats were investigated and also compared with the standard reference drug, Sildenafil citrate. MATERIALS AND METHODS Animals were divided… CONTINUE READING

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