Evaluate the effect of Alcoholic Extraction of Walnut on Gonadal Hormones of Treated Rats

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Department of Community Health, Health and Medical Techniques College of Kufa, Al_Furat Al_Awsat Technical University, 31003 Al-Kufa, Iraq

2 Department of Pharmacy, Kufa Technical Institute, Al_Furat Al_Awsat Technical University, 31003 Al-Kufa, Iraq

3 Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Baghdad University


Infertility, which is typically defined in the scientific context as the failure to conceive after 12 months of frequent unprotected intercourse, is one occurrence that has become increasingly characterized as a medical disease. Walnut (Juglanse persica), a significant crop that produces nutritious nuts, and a vital components of good diets have been linked to a longer lifetime. Some walnut by-products, such as leaves or green husks, have been described and shown to contain beneficial chemicals such as tocopherols and phenolic compounds. The samples included 3-month old adult male white rats with an average weight of 150-250 grams. The experiment employed 60white adult male rats for 60 days, from May 15 to July 15th, 2021. The rats were split into three groups at random, each with 12 rats. After receiving the appropriate food and drink, the first group returned to the control group. The results showed significant increases in LH, FSH and Testosterone levels (p<0.05) of blood serum in rats treated with walnut extract compared to those in the control group. Finally, walnut intake and delivery of walnut seeds resulted in the increased LH, FSH, and Testosterone levels, as well as elevations in the viability and sperm production of male albino rats.


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