Biomedicine (Taipei) 2020 1;10(4):11-17. Epub 2020 Dec 1.
Medical Plants Research Center, Basic Health Sciences Institute, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran.
Background: manna is used to treat different diseases. Because pregnant women tend to use and Iranian traditional medicine emphasizes the abortifacient potential of this plant, this study aimed to investigate manna abortifacient property and effects on estrogen, progesterone, LH and FSH levels in BALB/c mice.
Method: This experimental study was conducted with 70 female BALB/c mice assigned to seven groups: Nonpregnant, untreated; nonpregnant, extract (400 mg/kg)-treated; pregnant, extract (400, 800 and 1200 mg/kg)-treated; and two pregnant control groups. Read More