Opposite effect of acute and subchronic treatments with Ferula hermonis on copulatory behavior of male rats

@article{Zanoli2003OppositeEO,
  title={Opposite effect of acute and subchronic treatments with Ferula hermonis on copulatory behavior of male rats},
  author={Paola Zanoli and Augusta Benelli and Marianna Rivasi and Cl{\'a}udia de Oliveira Baraldi and Francesca Vezzalini and Mario Baraldi},
  journal={International Journal of Impotence Research},
  year={2003},
  volume={15},
  pages={450-455}
}
Sexually potent and sluggish/impotent male rats were orally treated with an extract of Ferula hermonis (30 and 60 mg/kg). The acute administration stimulated sexual motivation in potent rats and improved copulatory performance in sluggish/impotent rats. This last effect was elicited only by the higher dose, which, in parallel, increased serum testosterone levels in rats. On the contrary, when the extract was subchronically administered (10 days) a marked reduction in the percentage of rats… CONTINUE READING
13 Citations
14 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 13 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 14 references

Effects of acqueous extract of Hibiscus macranthus and Basella alba in mature rat testis function

  • FP Moundipa
  • J Ethnopharmacol
  • 1999

Characteristic of masculine ‘‘sex drive’

  • FA Beach
  • Ågmo A. Male rat sexual behavior. Brain Res Prot
  • 1997

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…