Issue Date: May 31, 2007
Fertile herbs A cocktail of herbal drugs can cure male infertility caused by diabetes, claims a research team from West Bengal. The team from Vidyasagar University has found that the cocktail produced from banana root, tamarind, jamun seeds and ivy gourd leaves not only decreased levels of blood glucose but also restored normal activity and health of sperms in diabetic rats. Diabetes robs the viability and motility of sperm and lowers testosterone levels. The cocktail restored the normal levels of testosterone among rats.
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