Effect of Curculigo orchioides rhizomes on sexual behaviour of male rats.

@article{Chauhan2007EffectOC,
  title={Effect of Curculigo orchioides rhizomes on sexual behaviour of male rats.},
  author={Nagendra Singh Chauhan and Chandana Venkateswara Rao and Vinod Kumar Dixit},
  journal={Fitoterapia},
  year={2007},
  volume={78 7-8},
  pages={530-4}
}
The rhizomes of Curculigo orchioides have been traditionally used as aphrodisiac. In the present study ethanolic extract of rhizomes was evaluated for its effect on sexual behavior in rats. Administration of 100 mg/kg of extract change significantly the sexual behavior as assessed by determining parameters such as penile erection, mating performance, mount frequency and mount latency. Moreover a pronounced anabolic and spermatogenic effect was evidenced by weight gains of reproductive organs… CONTINUE READING

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