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Title: A review on medicinal plants exhibiting antifertility activity in males
Authors: Gupta, R S
Sharma, Rakhi
Keywords: Antifertility activity;Spermatogenesis;Testes;Medicinal plants
Issue Date: Oct-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. cl.8 A61K 36/00, A61P 15/00, A61P 15/16
Abstract: Fertility control is an issue of global and national public health concern. Many studies have been done on the male contraception. The traditional use of medicinal plants to treat different sorts of diseases, including fertility related problems is widespread throughout the world as many plant substances are known for their interferences with the male reproductive system. The present review is an attempt to summarize the fertility regulatory plants with part used, type of extract/isolated compounds (active principles) along with animal model used. The literature covered is of 25 years i.e. from 1980 to 2005 for 105 plants showing antifertility activity in males.
Page(s): 389-410
ISSN: 0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)
Appears in Collections:NPR Vol.5(5) [September-October 2006]

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