The possible mechanisms for the antifertility action of methanolic root extract of Rumex steudelii.

@article{Gebrie2005ThePM,
  title={The possible mechanisms for the antifertility action of methanolic root extract of Rumex steudelii.},
  author={Endalk Gebrie and E. Makonnen and L. Zerihun and A. Debella},
  journal={African health sciences},
  year={2005},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={
          119-25
        }
}
BACKGROUND The practice of traditional medicine for the control of fertility in most parts of Ethiopia is based on the uses of plant medicines for many years. Rumex steudelii Hochst (Polygonaceae), locally known as "Tult" or "Yeberemelas" is one of the traditionally used antifertility plants in Ethiopia. In our previous study, the methanolic extract of R. steudelii root was found to show antifertility activity in female rats. OBJECTIVES The present study focused further on the possible… Expand
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