Male Birth Control Pills from Indonesia (Gandarusa Pills )
Papua, the odd-shaped island in the foremost eastern side of Indonesia is a home to an exotic Dani tribe, and also a home for a local shrub called Gandarusa. A primary Ingredients for a birth control pill for men developed by Indonesian researcher Dr Bambang Prayogo.
Natural birth control for men called Gandarusa
The tribe noticed the effects of the substance long ago, before the research initiated in 1980, the common myth is Gandarusa can help you to control your wife’s pregnancy and long lasting sex just with chewing them few hours prior mating.
gandarusa plant (usticia gendarussa)
According to yet-unpublished research finding in Airlangga University of Indonesia 3-5 days after taking the pill and tested, researchers found a noted reduction in fertility rates in a trial subjects, and using the pill for 15 days daily resulted a great result it noted on the paper that among 350 men tested in the treatment group. Just one resulted a positive pregnancy.
Currently on approval as the best alternative of men birth control pills
From 3 phases of trial the first and second phase resulted 100% success rate from 200 test subjects, the last trial with a significant cut of the timeframe of pill consumption resulted 99,96% success rate.
It’s important to note that this doesn’t put Gandarusa pill ahead of any other birth control method for female that currently available, yet it is still impressive and potentially one more viable method.
According to a researcher, there are medical reasons why finding a male option is important too, but there are also social reasons behind the research as
“There are contra-indicated stigma in society in general. a conditions that resulted women to use particular contraceptive methods. Because it’s the only option In these conditions, men should take over the responsibility. We are raising the gender equality issue,”
Says Dr. Dyan Pramesti, an Indonesian andrologist who is a main researcher on the project along with Dr. Bambang Prajogo.
Gandarusa Birth Control pills is non hormonal, fairly safe for men
Gandarusa the main subtance of the pills and the pills in general also had one critical features that something no other method currently in the market does:
The point is when you are using Gandarusa pills as your birth control option it is all natural, its non-hormonal, the effect is reversible and has almost no side effects.Unlike current birth control methods, which in fact works at the macro level of the body metabolism, either changing the body’s hormonal chemistry in order to suppress ovulation process in women or making the uterus inhospitable to pregnancy (as with an intrauterine device or IUD), Gandarusa in the other hand works at the micro level. It essentially de-activates two (of many) types of proteins on the sperm head, which are necessary for egg penetration, rendering the sperm incapable of fertilization.
promising but not yet ready
The next step for Gandarusa is a market trial, after which researchers will apply for approval from the Indonesian Food and Drug Administration .The negotiation has been initiated to bring the product to US via a test with FDA too said Dr. Pramesti
They plan to recruit around 1000 men as a random trial from a various cities across the country, and will publish an initial report in late 2014
a published material can be found on Pharmacy Departement Airlangga University(id)