The Influence of Garcinia kola Seed on Sexual Behavior and Testis Physiology in Wistar Rats

@article{Aprioku2018TheIO,
  title={The Influence of Garcinia kola Seed on Sexual Behavior and Testis Physiology in Wistar Rats},
  author={J. Aprioku and V. Nwachukwu and B. Okeke and Obinna Okubuike and Reginald Obi Igbo and Joy Okareko Emakpor},
  journal={American Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicology},
  year={2018},
  volume={13},
  pages={7-15}
}
Garcina kola seed is believed by some to enhance male sexual performance but existing scientific data show divergent results. In this study, the sexual and reproductive influence of ethanol (70%) seed extract of G. kola was evaluated in Wistar rats. Adult male rats were gavaged with 0, 50, 100, 200 or 300 mg kg-1 day-1 of extract for 30 days and mated with female rats after sexual behavior characteristics were carefully evaluated. Serum concentrations of testosterone, LH and FSH, as well as… Expand

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