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Animal studies on male fertility enhancing properties of plants in Malaysia: a review of the past 16 years

Abdul Razak, Redzuan Nul Hakim and Md Isa, Muhammad Lokman and Mat Yusof, Afzan and Abdul Wahab, Azantee Yazmie and Muhammad, Hussin and Ramli, Roszaman (2017) Animal studies on male fertility enhancing properties of plants in Malaysia: a review of the past 16 years. Journal of Biotechnology and Strategic Health Research (BSHR), 1 (1). pp. 17-24. ISSN 2587-1641

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Infertility is an issue of global and national public health concern. It is a worrying scenario with increasing number of prevalence in infertility. The importance of drugs of plant origin in the quest of fertility enhancing agents for the male from natural products has long been recognized. The present review is an attempt to summarize the fertility enhancing plants with various approaches which are: part of plant have been used, type of extract for isolating the compounds, different isolated compounds (active principles) along with different animal model used. The literature covered is of 16 years from 2000 to 2016 for around 12 plants showing improving fertility activity in males. In conclusion, this review will help other researchers in focusing future herb based drug discovery in improving fertility problem among male across the globe.

Item Type: Article (Review)
Additional Information: 5041/58335
Uncontrolled Keywords: herbal plant, reproductive system, fertility, animal study.
Subjects: R Medicine > RV Botanic, Thomsonian, and eclectic medicine
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences
Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences > Department of Biomedical Science (Effective:1st July 2011)
Kulliyyah of Medicine
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Obstetric & Gynecology
Kulliyyah of Nursing
Kulliyyah of Nursing > Department of Basic Medical Sciences for Nursing
Depositing User: Dr Muhammad lokman M Isad
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2017 10:57
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2020 09:01
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/58335

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