Suscripción a Biblioteca: Guest
Portal Digitalde Biblioteca Digital eLibros Revistas Referencias y Libros de Ponencias Colecciones
International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms
Factor de Impacto: 1.211 Factor de Impacto de 5 años: 1.394 SJR: 0.433 SNIP: 0.661 CiteScore™: 1.38

ISSN Imprimir: 1521-9437
ISSN En Línea: 1940-4344

Volumes:
Volumen 21, 2019 Volumen 20, 2018 Volumen 19, 2017 Volumen 18, 2016 Volumen 17, 2015 Volumen 16, 2014 Volumen 15, 2013 Volumen 14, 2012 Volumen 13, 2011 Volumen 12, 2010 Volumen 11, 2009 Volumen 10, 2008 Volumen 9, 2007 Volumen 8, 2006 Volumen 7, 2005 Volumen 6, 2004 Volumen 5, 2003 Volumen 4, 2002 Volumen 3, 2001 Volumen 2, 2000 Volumen 1, 1999

International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms

DOI: 10.1615/IntJMedMushrooms.2018025303
pages 81-88

Aphrodisiac Activity of an Aqueous Extract of Wood Ear Mushroom, Auricularia polytricha (Heterobasidiomycetes), in Male Rats

Gaurav Gupta
Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jaipur National University, Jagatpura, Jaipur, India
Rakesh Kumar Sharma
School of Pharmacy, Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Jagatpura, Jaipur, India
Rajiv Dahiya
Laboratory of Peptide Research and Development, School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies
Anurag Mishra
School of Pharmacy, Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Jagatpura 302017, Jaipur, India
Juhi Tiwari
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jaipur National University, Jagatpura, Jaipur, India
Ganesh N. Sharma
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jaipur National University, Jagatpura, Jaipur, 302017 India
Sanjay Sharma
NMIMS, School of Pharmacy and Technology Management, Shirpur, Maharashtra, India
Kamal Dua
Discipline of Pharmacy, Graduate School of Health, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo NSW 2007, Australia; School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia and Priority Research Centre for Healthy Lungs, Hunter Medical Research Institute, Lot 1 Kookaburra Circuit, New Lambton Heights, Newcastle, NSW 2305, Australia

SINOPSIS

Auricularia polytricha is a popular mushroom found all over the world. In this study we considered the effect of an aqueous extract of A. polytricha (AEAP) on restoring sexual performance parameters to normal, evaluated by considering observations of sexual behavior. At 0, 6, 12, 18, and 24 days, the following parameters of sexual performance were identified before and throughout the observations: mount latency, intromission latency, ejaculation latency, mounting frequency, intromission frequency, ejaculation frequency, and postejaculatory interval. Treatment of rats under stress with AEAP showed promising effects on overcoming stress-induced sexual dysfunction, on sexual performance, and on accessory sexual organs and body weight. Mounting latency, intromission latency, ejaculation latency, and postejaculatory interval parameters were significantly decreased by AEAP, whereas mounting frequency, intromission frequency, and ejaculation frequency were significantly increased by AEAP. These properties were identified in sexually dynamic and indolent male rats. We conclude that AEAP has a potent aphrodisiac activity.


Articles with similar content:

Water-Soluble Polysaccharides of Ganoderma lucidum (W.Curt.:Fr.) P. Karst. (Aphyllophoromycetideae) Alleviate the Dose-Limiting Toxicities of Irinotecan (CPT-11)
International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, Vol.8, 2006, issue 4
Xiaoxia Yang, Yihuai Gao, Zeping Hu, Shufeng Zhou, Xiao Chen
Effect of Culinary-Medicinal Lion's Mane Mushroom, Hericium erinaceus (Bull.: Fr.) Pers. (Aphyllophoromycetideae), on Ethanol-Induced Gastric Ulcers in Rats
International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, Vol.10, 2008, issue 4
Mahmood Ameen Abdulla, Kah-Hui Wong, Hapipah Mohd Ali, Suzita Noor
Anxiolytic Effects of Royal Sun Medicinal Mushroom, Agaricus brasiliensis (Higher Basidiomycetes) on Ischemia-Induced Anxiety in Rats
International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, Vol.17, 2015, issue 1
Ying Liu, Yan Sun, Xiulan Gao, Haitao Yu, Yanmin Wu, Guangcheng Cui, Chunjing Zhang, Xiaojie Sun
Restoration of Brain Antioxidant Status by Hydroalcoholic Extract of Mimusops elengi Flowers in Rats Treated With Monosodium Glutamate
Journal of Environmental Pathology, Toxicology and Oncology, Vol.31, 2012, issue 3
B.S. Thippeswamy, Pandian Nagakannan, B.D. Shivasharan, V.P. Veerapur
Role of Aqueous Extract of the Wood Ear Mushroom, Auricularia polytricha (Agaricomycetes), in Avoidance of Haloperidol-lnduced Catalepsy via Oxidative Stress in Rats
International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, Vol.21, 2019, issue 4
Gaurav Gupta, Rakesh Kumar Sharma, Xiaohong Liu, Mahaveer Singh, Gopala Krishna Chinnaboina, Anurag Mishra