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Effect of alcoholic extract of Nigella sativa on fertility in male rats.

@article{AlSaaidi2009EffectOA,
  title={Effect of alcoholic extract of Nigella sativa on fertility in male rats.},
  author={Jabbar Abbas Ahmed Al-Sa’aidi and A. L. D. Al-Khuzai and N. F. H. Al-Zobaydi},
  journal={Iraqi journal of Veterinary Sciences},
  year={2009},
  volume={23}
}
An experiment was conducted to determine the effect of alcoholic extract of black seed Nigella sativa L. on fertility parameters in white male rats (Rattus norvegicus). A total of 60 mature males were divided into three equal groups. The first one (Control) intake drinking water, while the other two groups (T1 and T2) intake the extract in two doses (0.5 and 1.5 g/Kg, respectively) daily for 53 days. The results revealed that treatment with alcoholic extract of Nigella sativa led to significant… 

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