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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Special Issue 3 (2018)

Evaluation of shukral activity of sariva (Hemidesmus indicus R.Br) with special reference to Spermatogenic activity an experimental study

Author(s):

Dr. Shilpa Bheemrao Hosmani, Dr. Sanjeev L Athani, Dr. Siddanna B Chougala, Dr. Shweta Yaragatti

Abstract:
<strong>Introduction</strong>- Ayurveda, the life science has explained about the health definition and also the measure to be healthy. Plants play a vital role in curing the disease and maintenance of health. Due to lifestyle modification, use of pesticide sprinkled food grains, fruits and vegetables, exposure to environmental chemicals, xenobiotics, have affected physiological, mental health of reproductive system of individuals. <em>It is believed and proved that exposure to environmental estrogen, will end up in decreased sperm count and motility and male infertility.</em> According to WHO about 80% of couples are infertile among which male contribute about 30% due to lifestyles changes, food with high pesticide content and environment estrogen exposures. So the present study was intended to see the efficacy of Sariva Moola Phanta in improving sperm count and motility. <strong>Materials and methods</strong>- Experimental study was designed for period of 30 days. 24 male adult healthy wistar albino rats were divided into 4 groups. Each group with six animals was kept in separate cages after proper labeling. Group A was received normal food and water; Group B was treated with Estradiol 500 µgm/kg body weight intramuscularly for 14 consecutive days and scarified on 15<sup>th</sup> day; Group C treated with Estradiol 500 µgm/kg body weight intramuscularly for 14 consecutive days followed by Sariva moola Phanta 8.64ml/kg body weight orally for further 15 days; and Group D was treated with Estradiol 500 µgm/kg body weight intramuscularly for 14 consecutive days and left untreated for further 15 days. <strong>Result </strong>–Sariva has significant results in Shukral activity in terms of increasing sperm count,sperm motility and serum testosterone.

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How to cite this article:
Dr. Shilpa Bheemrao Hosmani, Dr. Sanjeev L Athani, Dr. Siddanna B Chougala, Dr. Shweta Yaragatti. Evaluation of shukral activity of sariva (Hemidesmus indicus R.Br) with special reference to Spermatogenic activity an experimental study. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(3S):209-212.

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