• Biology
  • Published 2013

Influence of ethanolic extracts of Blighia sapida and Xylopia aethiopia co-administration on progesterone, estrogen and lipid profile levels on pregnant rabbits

@inproceedings{Omotosho2013InfluenceOE,
  title={Influence of ethanolic extracts of Blighia sapida and Xylopia aethiopia co-administration on progesterone, estrogen and lipid profile levels on pregnant rabbits},
  author={Omolola E. Omotosho},
  year={2013}
}
The effects of ethanolic extracts of Xylopia aethiopica fruits and Blighia sapida roots, used by some rural dwellers in western part of Nigeria for arbortifacient purposes, were investigated using pregnant rabbits. A combination of X. aethiopica and B. sapida in a ratio 1:1 at concentrations of 10.0 mg/ kg body weight (group B) and 50.0 mg/ kg body weight (group C), and X. aethiopica alone at 50.0 mg/kg of body weight (group D) were administered by gastric intubations for a period of 14… CONTINUE READING