Effect of Curculigo orchioides on hyperglycemia-induced oligospermia and sexual dysfunction in male rats

@article{Thakur2012EffectOC,
  title={Effect of Curculigo orchioides on hyperglycemia-induced oligospermia and sexual dysfunction in male rats},
  author={Mayank Thakur and Nirav S. Chauhan and Vishawjyoti Sharma and Vinod Kumar Dixit and Sushil Bhargava},
  journal={International Journal of Impotence Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={24},
  pages={31-37}
}
Sustained hyperglycemia is considered as a major cause of sexual and erectile dysfunction in human population. Curculigo orchioides (CO) is considered as a sexual tonic in Ayurvedic system of medicine with potent antioxidant and adaptogenic properties. The aqueous extract of the herb was evaluated for its effectiveness against streptozotocin-induced hyperglycemic stress and subsequent sexual dysfunction due to hyperglycemia in male rats. Six groups with eight male rats in each group were used… CONTINUE READING
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