Butea Superba Rosb Extract Pharmacological Assessment for Aphrodisiac Effects


  • Kushwaha A. K. School of pharmacy, SunRise University, Alwar, Rajasthan 301028
  • Babar V. B. School of pharmacy, SunRise University, Alwar, Rajasthan 301028




This study conducted a thorough assessment of the aphrodisiac effects of Butea superba Roxb extract, using multiple parameters to evaluate its influence on male reproductive functions. At first, the researchers compared the androgenic activity to testosterone. They found that the ethanolic extracts group showed a significant increase in body weight, testes, epididymis, seminal vesicles weight, and testosterone levels. These findings indicate notable androgenic effects of the extracts, which may be linked to the plant's androgenic properties. An analysis of sexual performance showed a decrease in the time it took for mounting and initiating sexual activity, along with an increase in the frequency of mounting and sexual activity in the group that received ethanolic extracts. The results of the study suggest an improvement in sexual activity among male rats, as evidenced by an increase in the penile erection index. Through behavioral analysis, it was observed that the group treated with the extract displayed increased exploratory behavior and mounting scores. This indicates an overall improvement in response to sexual stimulus. The testis sections were examined histologically and showed a significant improvement in spermatogenesis, similar to the effects of testosterone. The extracts showed an improvement in spermatogenic activity that varied based on the dosage. In addition, the study revealed that the group treated with ethanolic extracts had higher testosterone levels compared to the control and testosterone groups. This suggests a possible boost in testosterone production.


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Aphrodisiac Activity, Testosterone, Spermatogenesis, Butea Superba, Ethanolic Extract.




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A. K., K., & V. B., B. (2023). Butea Superba Rosb Extract Pharmacological Assessment for Aphrodisiac Effects. International Journal of Newgen Research in Pharmacy & Healthcare, 1(2), 133–142. https://doi.org/10.61554/ijnrph.v1i2.2023.52





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