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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Parshad, Omkar; Singh, P.D.A.; Gardner, Michael; Fletcher, Cyril K.; Rickards, E; Choo Kang, Eric G
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Basic Medical Sciences (Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology)
Article Title
Effect of aqueous neem (Azadirachta indica) extract on testosterone and other blood constituents in male rats: A pilot study.
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West Indian Medical Journal
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Date of Publication
1994
Volume ID
43
Issue ID
3
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71-4
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Abstract
The effect of oral administration of crude aqueous neem extract on serum testosterone and other blood constituents was studied in male Wistar rats for 10 weeks. The neem treatment resulted in significant decreases (p<0.01) in total testosterone, total bilirubin and K+ in serum. Increases (p<0.05) were shown in packed cell volume, mean corpuscular haemoglobin concentration, red and white blood cell and lymphocyte counts, without any cytotoxic effects on the body....
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