Indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded. The possible explanations of these findings were antioxidant effect of Tualang honey and Tribestan. To receive news and publication updates for Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, enter your email address in the box below. No significant differences of sperm concentration, motility, and morphology were seen between Tualang honey and Tribestan group and similar results were also seen in erectile function and hormonal profile. During physical examination, the respondents were examined for height, weight, blood pressure, pulse rate, testicular volume, cardiorespiratory, and abdominal examination. Basic safety profiles such as haematological profile, renal profile, and liver function were assessed in this study. The volunteers were randomized into two groups and the outcomes were analyzed using SPSS version
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The safety profile of Tualang honey and Tribestan showed no significant changes in hematological, renal, or liver functions and no adverse effect was reported. Paired -test was used for comparisons between pre- and postinterventions in sperm concentration, motility, and morphology of Tualang honey and Tribestan groups. The male factor is usually related to sperm abnormality, while female factors are related ovarian dysfunction and tubal pathology [ 3 ]. A study information sheet was given and they were allowed to withdraw from the study without penalty at any time. Indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded. Testicular size was measured using orchidometer.