Aloe Vera, a thorny succulent herb contains natural medicinal properties that enhance fertility and protect men from radiation induced reproductive problems. The 18th annual scientific meet pointed this out.
ALOE VERA acts as a radiation protector and inhibits testicular damage against gamma radiation. Health experts attending the 18th annual scientific meet on recent trends held in Hyderabad expressed this opinion.
Aloe Vera, a throny, succulent herb contains natural medicinal properties that enhance fertility and protect men from radiation-induced reproduction problems. According to Prashasnika Gehlot and P K Goel of Radiation and Centre for Bilogical Labortory of Department Zoology, University of Rajasthan.
Aloe Vera extract initiated in laboratory animals, early recovery from radiation induced damage to restore normal architecture of testes.
The testes are one of radiosensitive organs because of cell renewal system. Ionizing radiation was found to produce marked effect on testes in terms of lethality and impaired spermatogenesis. Extract from the leaves of Aloe Vera improved the sperm count and rectified the damage caused to the tissue.
The Jaipur scientists selected three groups of Swiss albino mice for their study. One group was treated with Aloe Vera extract for 15 days. The second group was exposed to radiation and the third group was exposed to radiation and treated with Aloe Vera.
The treatment of Aloe Vera leaf inhibited lipid peroxidation elevation and increased hormonal level as compared to control group.