Effect of terpenoidal fraction of Echinops echinatus roots on reproductive parameters of male rats

@article{Padashetty2007EffectOT,
  title={Effect of terpenoidal fraction of Echinops echinatus roots on reproductive parameters of male rats},
  author={S. A. Padashetty and Shri Hari Mishra},
  journal={Journal of Natural Medicines},
  year={2007},
  volume={61},
  pages={452-457}
}
The present study was undertaken to evaluate the effect of terpenoidal fraction prepared from the petroleum ether extract of the roots of Echinops echinatus on male reproductive parameters. The studies were carried out at two different dose levels of 30 and 60 mg/kg body weight using Wistar albino rats. Treatment with terpenoidal fraction showed a decrease in the relative weight of the reproductive organs without affecting the final body weight of the animals, and a significant decrease (P < 0… CONTINUE READING

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