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Record number 339499
Title Effect of aqueous extract of Acacia nilotica ssp adansonii on milk production and prolactin release in the rat
Author(s) Lompo, Z.; Heide, D. van der; Beek, E.M. van der; Swarts, J.J.M.; Mattheij, J.A.M.; Sawadogo, L.
Source Journal of Endocrinology 182 (2004)2. - ISSN 0022-0795 - p. 257 - 266.
DOI https://doi.org/10.1677/joe.0.1820257
Department(s) Human and Animal Physiology
WIAS
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2004
Keyword(s) mammary-gland development - growth-hormone secretion - plant-extracts - casein synthesis - lactation - induction - protease
Abstract In view of the traditional belief that Acacia nilotica ssp adansonii (AN) can stimulate milk production in lactating women, experiments were performed to determine the effect of an aqueous extract of AN on milk production in rats. Female rats that received oral doses of aqueous extract of this plant during their first lactation produced about 59% more milk than controls (P
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