A Systemic Review on Use of Medicinal Plant for Management of Male Infertility

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  • Rungta College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Bhilai – 490024, Chhattisgarh ,IN
  • Rungta College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Bhilai – 490024, Chhattisgarh ,IN
  • Rungta College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Bhilai – 490024, Chhattisgarh ,IN
  • Rungta College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Bhilai – 490024, Chhattisgarh ,IN
  • Rungta College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Bhilai – 490024, Chhattisgarh ,IN
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  • GD Rungta College Science and Technology, Bhilai – 490024, Chhattisgarh ,IN
  • Rungta College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Bhilai – 490024, Chhattisgarh ,IN
  • Rungta College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Bhilai – 490024, Chhattisgarh ,IN




Male Infertility, Medicinal Plant, Phytochemical, Reactive Oxygen Species


A recent issue with current society is the fall in male infertility. In 50% of instances, couple infertility is caused by the failure in spermatogenesis of the male partner. The male reproductive system is impacted by a variety of factors that lead to infertility, including genitourinary tract infections, endocrine abnormalities, immunological factors, lifestyle, stress, and drug-related damage. There are medications and therapies for male infertility, but they are not very effective, have harmful side effects, and are contraindicated. Plants are among the greatest natural cures for illnesses since they have very few side effects and include a variety of phytoconstituents from different chemical classes. Depending on their concentration, plant bioactive such as flavonoids, polyphenols, glycosides, alkaloids, and terpenoids might have a variable effect on sperm quality - either positively or adversely. These compounds have been suggested as organic reactive oxygen species scavengers for the treatment of male infertility. This review makes an effort to compile the available information and offer perspectives for upcoming investigations on how plants affect male gonads. This review summarizes the most recent research on the use of phytoconstituents to increase testosterone production, support healthy spermatogenesis, and prevent age-related degenerative illnesses linked to low levels of testosterone. This review includes information on about 45 herbal plants that have been published in several papers. The articles have several headings, including plant taxonomy, bioactive components, impacts on fertility, and medical applications. This review provides information on the applications of natural sources for male fertility enhancement and their potential mechanisms of action.


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Thakur, A., Sahu, D., Kaur, K., Singh, A., Sahu, G. K., Singh, A., Tamrakar, M., Rajgopal, B., & Sharma, M. (2024). A Systemic Review on Use of Medicinal Plant for Management of Male Infertility. Journal of Natural Remedies, 24(4), 721–736. https://doi.org/10.18311/jnr/2024/35142



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Received 2023-09-19
Accepted 2024-01-10
Published 2024-04-01



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