Ginseng and male reproductive function

@article{Leung2013GinsengAM,
  title={Ginseng and male reproductive function},
  author={Kar Wah Leung and A S T Wong},
  journal={Spermatogenesis},
  year={2013},
  volume={3}
}
Ginseng is often referred to as the King of all herbs, and is found to be a promising agent to improve general well-being. Ginseng has also been reputed as an aphrodisiac, and is used to treat sexual dysfunction as well as to enhance sexual behavior in traditional Chinese medical practices. Data from animal studies have shown a positive correlation among ginseng, libido, and copulatory performances, and these effects have been confirmed in case-control studies in human. In addition, ginseng is… Expand
Effects of Ginseng on Fertility
  • S. Seo
  • Medicine
  • Biomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research
  • 2018
TLDR
The aim of this present study was to review relevant studies on the effect of ginseng on male and female reproduction, especially infertility, to identify whether it can improve fertility. Expand
Testicular Dysfunction in Male Rats Reversed by Ethanolic Extract of Pitaya Fruit
TLDR
White pitaya fruit extract effectively increase the synthesis of testosterone and play a role spermiogenesis, thus the pitaya Fruit herbs can be used as an enhancer of sexual activity and fertility in male. Expand
Ginseng® as a reproductive enhancer agent for African catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822).
TLDR
It could be concluded that the effective use of dietary Ge at a level of 200 mg/kg as a promising reproductive agent for adult African cat fish males consequently led to the sustainability of aquaculture for African catfish. Expand
Use of Ginseng in Animal Production
TLDR
This review presents the main studies of the use ginseng in animal production with the main focus on egg laying chickens. Expand
GINSENG MODULATES STEROID HORMONES ACTION, PRODUCTION AND METABOLISM; A NARATIVE REVIEW ON ANDROGENS, ESTROGENS AND CORTICOSTEROIDS
TLDR
This manuscript reviews the current knowledge about the multifaceted effects of ginseng in modulating steroid hormone action and the extensive range of pharmacological and physiological effects of different types of gINSenosides in the potential effective treatments in many disorders. Expand
COMBINATION OF MACA , KOREAN GINSENG EXTRACT AND ANTIOXIDANT THERAPY FOR MALE WITH OLIGOASTHENOZOOSPERMIA : CASE STUDY
More than 70 million couples suffer from infertility worldwide. Infertility is defined as not being able to get pregnant despite having frequent, unprotected sex for at least a year. ExtraordinaryExpand
Adaptogenic herb ginseng (Panax) as medical food: Status quo and future prospects.
  • Seema Patel, A. Rauf
  • Medicine
  • Biomedicine & pharmacotherapy = Biomedecine & pharmacotherapie
  • 2017
TLDR
The medicinal relevance of this plant has been critically assessed here and a fair assessment and insights on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) potential of this herb are presented. Expand
Herbal medicines used for andrological problems and drug interactions
TLDR
The clinical implications of the interactions of herbal medicines used in andrology depend on the drugs that are coadministered, the patient characteristics, the origin of the herbal medicines, the composition of their constituents, and the applied dosage regimens. Expand
Plant-Derived Supplements for Sexual Health and Problems, Part 2: Further Evidence for Specific Herbal Effects
TLDR
Burgeoning interest in phytochemical research over the past decade has helped to elucidate potential mechanisms of action through which plant-derived supplements may exert pro-sexual benefits, but more methodologically rigorous, large-scale clinical trials are still needed to determine the extent to which encouraging findings in rodent, cell culture, and ex vivo models are generalizable to human populations. Expand
Ginseng for Improving Semen Quality Parameters: A Systematic Review
TLDR
It can be suggested that overall, the evidence regarding ginseng improving sperm quality is limited and the available studies demonstrate a high risk of bias. Expand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 93 REFERENCES
Ginseng, Sex Behavior, and Nitric Oxide
TLDR
Animal studies lend growing support for the use of ginseng in the treatment of sexual dysfunction and provide increasing evidence for a role of nitric oxide in the mechanism of gINSenoside action. Expand
In Vitro Effect of Ginseng Extract on Sperm Count
TLDR
According to this study, the ginseng extract can help preserve the sperm count and there is a significant difference of average sperm counts at 0 minutes for both groups but the control group show significant decreasing in the spermCount in vitro. Expand
Effects of Panax Ginseng C.A. Meyer saponins on male fertility.
TLDR
It is suggested that ginsenosides may have an effect at different levels of the hypothalamus-pituitary-testis axis. Expand
Stimulation of the secretion of luteinizing hormone by ginsenoside-Rb1 in male rats.
TLDR
It is suggested that ginsenoside-Rb1 increases LH secretion by acting directly on rat AP cells in vitro, resulting in a lower testosterone response to GnRH challenge or swimming exercise as compared with saline-treated rats. Expand
Effects of Ginsenoside Rb2 and Rc on inferior human sperm motility in vitro.
TLDR
Two constituents of Panax notoginseng flower extract, Ginsenoside Rb2 and Rc, enhanced both sperm motility and sperm progression significantly at the end of the 1st and 2nd hour, but promoted sperm progression at the 2 second hour, when compared to the Percoll group. Expand
Beneficial Effects of American Ginseng on Epididymal Sperm Analyses in Cyclophosphamide Treated Rats
TLDR
According to the results of this study, co-administration of CP and American ginseng can improve these parameters of sperm vital quality and the motility of caudal sperm was reduced significantly with CP treatment. Expand
Effects of Red Ginseng Extract on Zearalenone Induced Spermatogenesis Impairment in Rat
TLDR
Investigation of the effects of KRG extract on testicular toxicity induced by ZEA found impaired spermatogenesis resulting from ZEA treatment was prevented by KRG through Fas-Fas L modulating. Expand
[Treatment with carnitine, acetyl carnitine, L-arginine and ginseng improves sperm motility and sexual health in men with asthenopermia].
TLDR
A significant improvement was observed in progressive sperm motility in men with idiopathic asthenospermia on spermiogram evaluation and in SSI scores in the treatment group at the end of therapy. Expand
Improvement of erectile function by Korean red ginseng (Panax ginseng) in a male rat model of metabolic syndrome.
TLDR
As demonstrated in this model of metabolic syndrome with erectile dysfunction, KRG may improve erectile function, and the various biochemical parameters and body weight were similar in the metabolic syndrome+KRG group and the control group, although the values were slightly higher. Expand
Effects of Korean ginseng berry extract (GB0710) on penile erection: evidence from in vitro and in vivo studies.
TLDR
GB0710 had a greater relaxation effect on rabbit CCSM than did KRG extract, and increased ICP in a rat model in both a dose- and a duration-dependent manner, which might be mediated by NO production. Expand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...