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Efficacy of Citrus limonum seeds on reproductive parameters of male albino rat

Haque Sanaa* & Shamshun Neharb
aUniversity Department of Zoology, Ranchi University Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
bPrincipal Ranchi Women’s College, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Received : 15th November, 2022 ; Revised : 20th December, 2022

Abstract– Healing with medicinal plants is as old as mankind itself. Now days, plant products catch the attention of many scientists as a primary source of naturally occurring fertility regulating agents because of their little and no side effects. Compounds found in plants could prevent fertilization without the side effects of hormone-based contraceptives. The present study was carried out to evaluate the effect of Citrus limonum seed on body weight as well as reproductive organ weight for 60 days. A considerable decrease in weight has been observed at (p<0.001). Along with this the sperm motility and sperm viability were also drastically reduced.

Key words: Citrus limonum, reproductive parameters, pharmacological treatments

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