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Contraceptive effect of trigonella foenum graecum (fenugreek)

Mohamed Bakrim, Norbaiyah and Allow, Ahmed Kaid Naji (2017) Contraceptive effect of trigonella foenum graecum (fenugreek). IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ISBN 978-967-418-706-4

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Abstract

~a~ Of~ lliethod& tor~ $Otne women~ ~ m lt«bal 'plants as anti-&rtility agents based on its common use for many yam, passed down ft'otn generation to generation. One of these herbal plants is Trigonella foenum-graecum (fenugreek). The presence of saponin in fenugreek seeds is believed to be the active compound responsible for fenugreek anti-fertility property. The pmpose of this study was to evaluate the contraceptive effect (anti-fertility) of fenugreek seeds aqueous (FSA) extract on female rats by assessing eStrous cycles, determining serum reproductive hormone concentrations and observing their ovarian tissue hi.Stology, as well as determining the reversibility of these anti-fertility effects once the treatment was withdrawn. Norbaiyah Mohamed Bakrim graduated from Monash University, Aufualia in 2008 with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)-degree. She entered the clinical field in Aufualia for three years, before returning to Malaysia to pursue her MaSters degree in Basic Medical Sciences (MMEDSC) at International Islamic Univerisity Malaysia. For this endeavour, she received a BeSt Student Award (MaSters Level). She has presented her MaSters research findings in several coferences including at Pharmachology & Physi· ology International Scientific International Congress 2014, (achieving third place for poster presentation) and IIUM Research Invention and at the Innovation Exhibition 2014 (winning a Bronze Medal for poster presentation). Currently she is undertaking her PhD at Interna· tional Islamic University Malaysia, specializing in Cardiovascular Physiology.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 6774/65789
Uncontrolled Keywords: contraceptive, effect, fenugreek, trigonella foenum graecum (fenugreek)
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RV Botanic, Thomsonian, and eclectic medicine
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Basic Medical
Kulliyyah of Medicine
Depositing User: ahmed kaid allaow
Date Deposited: 29 Aug 2018 11:17
Last Modified: 29 Aug 2018 11:17
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/65789

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