Reproductive System

This system includes the sex organs and secondary sex characters. Disorders include endometriosis, STDs, erectile dysfunction, menstrual cramps, heavy periods, menopause, infertility, and sexual arousal disorders.

Investigation of the effect of aromatherapy with Citrus aurantium blossom essential oil on premenstrual syndrome in university students: A clinical trial study

Heydari N, Abootalebi M, Jamalimoghadam N, Kasraeian M, Emamghoreishi M, Akbarzadeh M Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 2018 ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: The aim was to investigate the effect of aromatherapy using Citrus aurantium blossom essential oil on premenstrual syndrome in university students. METHODS: In this double-blind clinical trial controlled on 62 students from March 2016 to… Read more »

Evaluation of aromatherapy with essential oils of Rosa damascena for the management of premenstrual syndrome

Heydari N, Abootalebi M, Jamalimoghadam N, Kasraeian M, Emamghoreishi M, Akbarzaded M International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, 2018 ABSTRACT: OBJECTIVE: To investigate the efficacy of aromatherapy with essential oils of Rosa damascena for the management of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). METHODS: The present triple-blind randomized clinical trial was conducted between March 5, 2016, and February… Read more »

Effect of Essential Oil on Patients with Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Ying J, Zhou MJ, Chen HY, Chen L, Zhang W, Ji J, Yu C, Zhang ZJ Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine, 2018 ABSTRACT: OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of essential oil treatment for type III chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS). METHODS: A randomized controlled trial was conducted from December 2014 to October… Read more »

The efficacy of vaginal suppository based on myrtle in patients with cervicovaginal human papillomavirus infection: A randomized, double-blind, placebo trial

Nikakhtar Z, Hasanzadeh M, Hamedi SS, Najafi MN, Tavassoli AP, Feyzabadi Z, Meshkat Z, Saki A Phytotherapy Research, 2018 ABSTRACT: Human papillomavirus (HPV) can be detected in most of cervical cancers. Due to antiviral, antimutagenic, and proapoptotic activities of myrtle, this study was designed to investigate the effect of a herbal suppository based on myrtle… Read more »

Evaluation of aromatherapy with essential oils of Rosa damascena for the management of premenstrual syndrome

Heydari N, Abootalebi M, Jamalimoghadam N, Kasraeian M, Emamghoreishi M, Akbarzaded M International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, 2018 ABSTRACT: OBJECTIVE: To investigate the efficacy of aromatherapy with essential oils of Rosa damascena for the management of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). METHODS: The present triple-blind randomized clinical trial was conducted between March 5, 2016, and February… Read more »

Busulfan-mediated oxidative stress and genotoxicity decrease in sperm of Satureja Khuzestanica essential oil-administered mice

Nasimi P, Tabandeh MR, Roohi S Systems Biology in Reproductive Medicine, 2018 ABSTRACT: Here, we studied the protective effects of Satureja Khuzestanica essential oil (SKEO) as a potent anti-oxidant, against damage caused by chemotherapy with busulfan in testis and epididymal sperm of adult mice. The NMRI adult mice were assigned: G1: control, G2: was treated… Read more »

Cymbopogon citratus and Cymbopogon giganteus essential oils have cytotoxic effects on tumor cell cultures. Identification of citral as a new putative anti-proliferative molecule

Bayala B, Bassole IHN, Maqdasy S, Baron S, Simpore J, Lobaccaro JA Biochimie, 2018 ABSTRACT: Cymbopogon species are used as traditional remedies in Burkina Faso for treating several diseases. We aimed to study the effects of their essential oils on cancer cell lines. For that purpose, Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf. and Cymbopogon giganteus Chiov. were… Read more »

Role of Essential Oil of Mentha Spicata (Spearmint) in Addressing Reverse Hormonal and Folliculogenesis Disturbances in a Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in a Rat Model

Sadeghi Ataabadi M, Alaee S, Bagheri MJ, Bahmanpoor S Advanced Pharmaceutical Bulletin, 2017 ABSTRACT: Purpose: Given the antiandrogenic effects of spearmint, in this study we evaluated the effects of its essential oil on polycystic ovarian syndrome in a rat model. Methods: Female rats were treated as follows: Control, normal rats which received 150 mg/kg spearmint… Read more »

Involvement of Bax and Bcl-2 in Induction of Apoptosis by Essential Oils of Three Lebanese Salvia Species in Human Prostate Cancer Cells

Russo A, Cardile V, Graziano ACE, Avola R, Bruno M, Rigano D International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2018 ABSTRACT: Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in men, and research to find more effective and less toxic drugs has become necessary. In the frame of our ongoing program on traditionally used… Read more »

Changes in salivary oxytocin after inhalation of clary sage essential oil scent in term-pregnant women: a feasibility pilot study

Tadokoro Y, Horiuchi S, Takahata K, Shuo T, Sawano E, Shinohara K BMC Research Notes, 2017 OBJECTIVES: This pilot study using a quasi-experimental design was conducted to evaluate the feasibility (i.e., limited efficacy, practicality, and acceptability) of our intervention protocol involving inhalation of the scent of clary sage essential oil by pregnant women and measurement of their… Read more »