Spermatogenic activity of rhizomes of Curculigo orchioides Gaertn in male rats

@inproceedings{Chauhan2008SpermatogenicAO,
  title={Spermatogenic activity of rhizomes of Curculigo orchioides Gaertn in male rats},
  author={Nagendra Singh Chauhan and Vinod Kumar Dixit},
  year={2008}
}
The rhizomes of Curculigo orchioides Gaertn have been traditionally acclaimed as aphrodisiac. In the present study ethanolic extract of rhizomes was evaluated for its effect on orientation behavior and spermatogenesis in albino rats. A change in orientation behavior was assessed by orientation towards female, towards environment, towards self and type of mobility. Administration of 100 mg/Kg b. w. of ethanolic extract had pronounced effect on orientation of male towards the female rats. Males… CONTINUE READING

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