Ebisintei P.

Comparative Effect of Coconut Oil and Milk on the Testis and Weight of Male Albino Rats as it Relates to Fertility

The comparative effects of coconut oil (Cocos nucifera) and coconut milk on the testis using male rats as model was studied. A total of 40 rats weighing between 200-240 g were used in the study. Group 1 served as the control and received distilled water only. Groups 2-4 were the test groups and were fed with the coconut extracts orally for 4 weeks. Group 2 was fed with coconut oil; group 3 was fed with coconut milk while group 4 was fed with the mixture of coconut oil and coconut milk respectively.