Maturitas, cilt.81, sa.1, ss.148-149, 2015 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi)
Objective: To assess the effects of a natural supplement containing glucosinolates,-sitosterol and citrus flavonoids (Warmi®) over body and uterine weight and serum biochemical parameters in ovariectomized female mice.
Method: Twenty Swiss type female mice were ovariectomized and then divided into 4 study groups to receive for ten weeks a daily oral dose of 0.5625 mg of Lepidium meyenii (“ayak willku”)(equivalent to 1530 mg/60 kg of human body weight)(OVX-AW); 0.5625 mg of Warmi®(OVX-W); 1.6875 mg of Warmi®(triple dose, OVX-3 W); and no treatment (OVX). A fifth sham-operated group (SHAM-OP) that did not receive any supplement served as a control. Results: There were no differences in body weight among studied groups at baseline; however, after the study period the OVX group displayed a significant increase in body weight, which was higher than that of all treated groups; yet the OVX-W …