Phytoestrogenic effects of black tea extract (Camellia sinensis) in an oophorectomized rat (Rattus norvegicus) model of osteoporosis.

@article{Das2005PhytoestrogenicEO,
  title={Phytoestrogenic effects of black tea extract (Camellia sinensis) in an oophorectomized rat (Rattus norvegicus) model of osteoporosis.},
  author={Asankur Sekhar Das and Dolan Das and Maitrayee Mukherjee and Sandip Mukherjee and Chandan Mitra},
  journal={Life sciences},
  year={2005},
  volume={77 24},
  pages={3049-57}
}
The adverse side effects of currently available anti-osteoporotic agents warrant the search for compounds with less toxic effects. In this study, we assessed the phytoestrogenic potentiality of whole aqueous extract of black tea (BTE) in a bilaterally oophorectomized rat model (2.5%, 1 ml/100 g body weight/day for 28 days). Although the supplementation was given for 28 days but, sign of revival of copulation period (estrous stage) from non-receptive diestrous stage was first noticed after 21… CONTINUE READING
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