Histological And Functional Study of White Male Mice Testes and Kidney Treated With Tecrium Polium Aqueous Extract
Wasnaa Hatif Mohammed
Abstract

The oral administration of the aqueous extract of Teucrium polium to a mature male mice in daily oral doses of 50 mg/kg body weight (group II) and 100 mg/kg body weight (group III) for eight consecutive weeks were resulted in significant increase (P0.05) in urea and uric acid levels between control and the treated groups were shown. The kidneys of the group III were affected and showed degenerative changes and necrosis in nucleolus of cell of tubules and there is destruction in glumerular by increscent of mesenchymal cells.
Keywords: Teucrium polium, testosterone, testes, urea, uric acid, kidney.