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The effect of butea superba roxb., a Thai traditional medicine, on endogenous steroid levels in males

@inproceedings{Nimsoongnern2008TheEO,
  title={The effect of butea superba roxb., a Thai traditional medicine, on endogenous steroid levels in males},
  author={S. Nimsoongnern and D. Pinthong and S. Plasen and P. Wilairat and T. Kusamran and T. Anukarahanonta},
  year={2008}
}
  • S. Nimsoongnern, D. Pinthong, +3 authors T. Anukarahanonta
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Butea superba Roxb. (Red Kwao Krua), a herb in the family Papilionaceas, has been used as a traditional medicine for the promotion of physical strength. This communication reports the study on the effect of Butea superba Roxb. on endogenous steroid profile and LH (luteinizing hormone) from healthy male volunteers. After oral administration of ground Butea superba Roxb. root and tuber, twenty-four hour urines were collected and analysed for endogenous steroids by GC/MS. The amount of LH was also… CONTINUE READING