Gossypol which is commonly gotten from the cotton plant can cause impediments to reproductive life. 

It causes testicular atrophy as well as it reduces sperm motility, when the testes get atrophied spermatogenesis will be impaired. Thus leading to impediment in the reproductive life of such patient.

In the other hand the sperm has the maximum period of about 40-72 hrs to survive after release in a favorable condition, any factor that will delay sperm motility has the tendency of causing sperm cell death. Generally it can be said that gossypol reduces sperm count…