Oleanolic Acid

Description: A plant-derived substance found in cloves is orally administered and changes sperm motility patterns.

Product Details

User: Male

Hormonal: No

Delivery Method: Oral

Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API):
  • Oleanolic acid

Multipurpose Preventive Technology (MPT): No

Status Details

Developer: South African Medical Research Council, University of Western Cape

Project Phase: Pre-Clinical and Clinical Development

Development Stage: Pre-clinical

Active Development: No

Status Details:
  • Passed preliminary safety tests in monkeys.

Additional Information

References:
  • Mdhluli MC, van der Horst G. (2002). The effect of oleanolic acid on sperm motion characteristics and fertility of male Wistar rats. Laboratory Animals. 36: 432-437.

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