Pfaffia paniculata-induced changes in plasma estradiol-17beta, progesterone and testosterone levels in mice.

@article{Oshima2003PfaffiaPC,
  title={Pfaffia paniculata-induced changes in plasma estradiol-17beta, progesterone and testosterone levels in mice.},
  author={Masami Oshima and Yeun Hwa Gu},
  journal={The Journal of reproduction and development},
  year={2003},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={175-80}
}
The present study undertook chemical analysis of components of Pfaffia paniculata roots. In addition, an animal experiment was conducted in which mice had ad libitum access to water enriched with powdered P. paniculata root for 30 days. Changes in plasma concentrations of estradiol-17beta and progesterone in female mice and of testosterone in male mice were ascertained. The results revealed that P. paniculata roots contain two types of phytosteroids, beta-sitosterol and stigmasterol, in… CONTINUE READING

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