Abstract Title:

Effect of Palm Pollen on Sperm Parameters of Infertile Man.

Abstract Source:

Pak J Biol Sci. 2015 Apr ;18(4):196-9. PMID: 26506651

Abstract Author(s):

Athar Rasekh, Hojjatollah Karimi Jashni, Karamatollah Rahmanian, Abdolreza Sotoodeh Jahromi

Article Affiliation:

Athar Rasekh


There is a rapidly growing trend in the consumption of herbal remedies in the developing countries. The aim of this study was to determine the effects of orally administered Date Palm Pollen (DPP) on the results of semen analysis in adult infertile men. Forty infertile men participated in our study. They were treated by Pollen powder 120 mg kg(-1) in gelatinous capsules every other day, for two months. Before and at the end of therapy, the semen was collected after masturbation and sperm numbers, motility and morphology were determined. Our findings revealed that consumption of DPP improved the sperm count. The treatment was significantly increased sperm motility, morphology and forward progressive motility. Date palm pollen seems to cure male infertility by improving the quality of sperm parameters.

Study Type : Human Study

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