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Table 2 Effect of 50% ethanolic extract of M. fragrans (nutmeg) on mounting frequency (test for libido) in male rats

From: An experimental study of sexual function improving effect of Myristica fragrans Houtt. (nutmeg)

Parameters Mean Frequency ± SEM
  Control (10 ml/kg) Nutmeg (100 mg/kg) Nutmeg (250 mg/kg) Nutmeg (500 mg/kg) Sildenafil citrate (5 mg/kg)
Mounting Frequency (MF) 6.17 ± 0.98 7.83 ± 0.47* 8.50 ± 0.56** 14.50 ± 4.43*** 23.00 ± 2.17***
Intromission Frequency (IF) Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
Ejaculation (EJ) Absent Absent Absent Absent Absent
  1. Tabular values are mean ± SEM, n = 6 (number of animals in each group); significant difference from control, *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01; ***P < 0.001.