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Table 1 Computed male rat sexual behaviour parameter. Data in means of 9 replicates ± SD

From: Effect of the aqueous extract of the aerial parts of Monsonia angustifolia E. Mey. Ex A. Rich., on the sexual behaviour of male Wistar rats

Parameters/ doses % index of libido % mounted % intromitted intromitted ratio % ejaculated copulatory efficiency intercopulatory interval (sec)
Control (1 % EtOH in water) 80 80 80 0.33 70 66.8 172.5 ± 0.50a
Viagra (50 mg/kg bw) 100 100 100 0.42 100 82.8 75.0 ± 0.51b
3 mg/kg bw 100 100 90 0.39 90 75.5 135.1 ± 0.25c
30 mg/kg bw 100 100 100 0.40 100 78.0 89.7 ± 0.26b
300 mg/kg bw 100 100 100 0.41 100 80.9 81.0 ± 0.10b
  1. a-c Test value carrying superscript different from the control are significantly different (P < 0.05)