Author(s): Emmanuel, A. O., Adediji, J. A.*, Ehimigbai A. R. O.
Boswellia dalzielii (Burseraceae) is widely taken as herbal medicine in North-eastern part of Nigeria. This study was designed to determine the effect of the aqueuos extract of Boswellia dalzielii stem bark on the histology of the testes. Thirty six (36) male albino rats weighing between 199-290g were randomly divided into four (4) groups of nine(9) rats each containig five(5) experimentals and four (4) controls. The experimental rats all the four groups were administerd 200mg/kg of the plant extract for different period. Group 1,2 3 and 4 were sacrificed on the 2nd, 4th , 6th and 8th weeks of the experiment. The histological investigation showed that the aqueous etraxct of Boswellia dalzielii stem bark has no significant effect on the histolgy of the testes.