Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3684

Full Length Research Paper

Haematological parameters, semen characteristics and sperm morphology of male albino rat (wistar strain) treated with Aloe vera gel

Matthew Olugbenga Oyeyemi
  • Matthew Olugbenga Oyeyemi
  • Department of Veterinary Surgery and Reproduction, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
  • Google Scholar
Olumide Samuel Ajani*
  • Olumide Samuel Ajani*
  • Department of Veterinary Surgery and Reproduction, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
  • Google Scholar


  •  Received: 24 March 2015
  •  Accepted: 14 April 2015
  •  Published: 17 April 2015

References

Bensky D, Gamble A, Kaptchuk TJ (1993). Chinese herbal medicine: materia medica. Seattle, Wash, Eastland Press.
 
Cithra P, Sajithala GB, Chandrakasan G (1998). Influence of Aloe vera on collagen turnover in healing of dermal wounds in rats. Indian J. Exp. Biol. 36:896-901.
 
Danhof I (1993). Potential reversal of chronological and photo-aging of the skin by topical application of natural substances. Phytother. Res. 7:553-556.
Crossref
 
Farombi EP, Abarikwu SO, Adedara IA, Oyeyemi MO (2007). Curcumin and Kolaviron Ameliorate Di-n-Butylphthalate-Induced testicular damage in rats. Basic Clin. Pharmacol. Toxicol. 100(1):43-48.
Crossref
 
Ghazanfar SA (1994). Handbook of Arabian medicinal plants. Boca Raton: CRC Press.
 
Grindlay D, Reynolds T (1986). The Aloevera Phenomenon: a review of the properties and modern uses of the leaf parenchyma gel. J. Ethnopharmacol. 16:117-51.
Crossref
 
Harkness JE, Wagner JE (1989). The biology and Medicine of rabbits and rodents. Third edition. Lea and Febiger, Philadelphia. p 49.
Pubmed
 
Kathi JK, Chron V (1999). Aloe vera. Longwood Herbal Task Force pp. 10-15.
 
McGuffin M, Hobbs C, Upton R, Goldberg A (1997). American Herbal products Association Botanical Safety handbook. Boca Raton, New York: CRC Press.
Pubmed
 
Oyeyemi MO, Olukole SG, Ajayi TA, Adeniji DA (2011). Semen characteristics and sperm morphological studies of the West African Dwarf Buck treated with Aloe vera gel extract. Iran. J. Reprod. Med. 9(2):83-88.
 
Oyeyemi MO, Towobola BA, Ola-Davies OE (2006). The reproductive implications of Clomiphene citrate on sperm cells during the epididymal transit of spematozooa in male rats. Folia Vet. 50(3):131-133.
 
Reece WO (1997). Physiology of Domestic animals 2nd edition, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia. pp. 124, 149, 268-345.
 
Schilcher H (1997). Phytoteraphy in Paediatrics. Handbook for Physicians and Pharmacists p 181.
 
Yagi A, Harada N, Yamada H, Iwadare SIN (1982). Antibradykinin active material in Aloe saponaria. J. Pharm. Sci. 71:1172-1174.
Crossref
 
Zemjanis R (1977). Diagnostic and Therapeutic technique in animal reproduction. 2nd edition. Williams and Wilkins pp. 139-154.
 
Zhang L, Tizard IR (1996). Activation of a mouse macrophage cell line by acemannam: the major carbohydrate fraction from Aloe vera gel. Immunopharmacology 35(2):119-28.
Crossref