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1. (WO2018052848) OKRA EXTRACT AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR CERVICAL MUCUS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/052848    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/050978
Publication Date: Fri Mar 23 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Sep 12 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61K 36/185
A61P 15/08
A61K 131/00
Applicants: MEHARRY MEDICAL COLLEGE
Inventors: ARCHIBONG, Anthony
BATES, William
EZEKAKPU, Elochukwu
SIMON, Lorin
HILDRETH, James
Title: OKRA EXTRACT AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR CERVICAL MUCUS
Abstract:
Artificial cervical fluid is disclosed that contains a mucilaginous extract from the okra plant. The mucilaginous extract can be produced using a hot aqueous extractant or cold extraction process followed by separation of larger particles from the extract. The extract finds many uses, for example as a sperm storage medium, a sperm freezing medium, a sexual lubricant, an artificial insemination medium, and an in vitro fertilization medium.