Effect of Benincasa hispida fruits on testosterone-induced prostatic hypertrophy in albino rats.

@article{Nandecha2010EffectOB,
  title={Effect of Benincasa hispida fruits on testosterone-induced prostatic hypertrophy in albino rats.},
  author={Chetan Nandecha and A. Nahata and V. Dixit},
  journal={Current therapeutic research, clinical and experimental},
  year={2010},
  volume={71 5},
  pages={
          331-43
        }
}
  • Chetan Nandecha, A. Nahata, V. Dixit
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Current therapeutic research, clinical and experimental
  • BACKGROUND Benincasa hispida Cogn. has been used traditionally in India for the management of urinary disorders. The fruit of B hispida is used as a diuretic and the seeds have been reported to possess antiangiogenic effects in prostate cells. OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to examine the effect of petroleum ether extract, ethanolic extract, and B hispida seed oil on hyperplasia of the prostate induced by the subcutaneous administration of testosterone in rats. METHODS In vitro… CONTINUE READING
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