The effectiveness of zinc micronutrients from pumpkin(Cucurbita moschata D) extract on the testosterone levels of mice (Mus musculus L)

Purnamasari, Risa and Lusiana, Nova and Widayanti, Linda Prasetyaning and Kumalasari, Mei Lina Fitri (2022) The effectiveness of zinc micronutrients from pumpkin(Cucurbita moschata D) extract on the testosterone levels of mice (Mus musculus L). Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 16 (1). pp. 986-993.

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Abstract

Various factors cause disharmony in the household. One of them is erectile dysfunction. This can be treated by providing aphrodisiacs and some minerals such as zinc to increase libido. One of the plants that contain zinc is pumpkin (Cucurbita morchata D ). This study was conducted to determine the differences in giving pumpkin skin, meat, and seed extracts to testosterone levels. This study uses a laboratory experimental research type. This study, using extract variables from the skin, meat and seeds of pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata D) and levels of the hormone testosterone. The sample used was male mice (Mus musculus) divided into control groups and three treatment groups. Data were analyzed using the One-way ANOVA statistical test.There were differences in testosterone levels in mice between the control group and the group of mice given extracts of meat, skin and seeds (p-value <0.05).The highest testosterone level in mice was in mice given pumpkin seed extract.

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Additional Information: https://medicopublication.com/index.php/ijfmt/article/view/17623
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Purnamasari, Risa
risap1989@gmail.com
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Lusiana, Nova
novalusiana@uinsby.ac.id
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Widayanti, Linda Prasetyaning
linda.prasetyaning@gmail.com
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Kumalasari, Mei Lina Fitri
meilina_fitri@uinsby.ac.id
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Uncontrolled Keywords: zinc micronutrients; Cucurbita moschata D; extraction; testosterone levels; Mus musculus L
Subjects: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0608 Zoology > 060803 Animal Developmental and Reproductive Biology
06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0699 Other Biological Sciences > 069999 Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified
17 PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES > 1701 Psychology > 170106 Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Divisions: Fakultas Psikologi dan Kesehatan
Depositing User: S.Pd.I Abdun Nashir
Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2022 09:08
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2022 09:08
URI: http://repository.uinsby.ac.id/id/eprint/2164

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