Guest Mary Liu Posted January 3, 2006 Report Share Posted January 3, 2006 Extract Cotton Root seed Gossypol Acetate Gossypol. Gossypol is a chemical extracted from cotton roots. It has been used in China as a male contraceptive, and cotton root was used as folk medicine in the American South to treat menstrual pain and to induce abortions. The chemical destroys the lining of tubules in the testicles where sperm are produced, thereby inhibiting their formation. A 2000 Brazilian study reported that a male oral contraceptive derived from gossypol suppressed sperm production within up to 16 weeks. In men who were taking lower doses, sperm production returned in most of them within a year after they stopped taking the contraceptive. In the high dose group, sperm count reversed in less than half. Gossypol did not appear to reduce sexual desire or frequency of intercourse. It also may not be very effective, since even if small numbers of sperm survive, they may get through to penetrate the egg. Researchers are investigating gossypol-derived compounds that may have less toxicity. (No one should take any so-called natural gossypol product without consultation with a physician. 6. Antifungus, antivirus Your early reply will be appreciated and wish you all of the best and regards ! Sincerely yours, Ms. Mary Liu Organic Herb Inc. Phone +86 731 4060828 Mobile +86 131 8709 3042 Fax +86 731 4023669 Email: email@example.com Website: http://www.organic-herb.com Add: No.1038.Shanshuirenjia3rd.KaiyuanRoad, Xinsha, changsha, Hunan, China 410100 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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