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In recent years, using of medical plants has been increased more research on effective herbal ingredients. As the male factor accounts for nearly 40% of infertility cases, thisstudyevaluated the effects of herbal drug ADOFON comprising of Tribulus terrestris, Amygdalus communis nut, Allium ampeloprasum, Lepidium sativus, Orchis mascula, Phoenixdactylifera pollen and Ficus carica. 62 infertile men (age 23-40 years) were randomly selected for assessment of their sperm parameters. Their spermatozoa concentration were lower than 20 million/ml, progressive motility andlt; 50%, and normal morphology andlt; 30% according to WHO criteria. 32 people in the study group received the herbal powder and others in control group received placebo. Men in both groups were given 25 grams packs, three times a week for 3 months. After 3 months, sperm parameters were evaluated and compared with control. Pre and post treatment data in tow groups were analyzed by t-test. Data in the study group indicated an increase in percent of spermatozoacount (8.14%, pandlt;0.05) and Progressive motility (1.46%, pandlt;0.001), but there was no significant difference in sperm normal morphology. Results showed the count and sperm motility parameters improved in the study group compared with the control group. Therefore, it is possible that taking this herbal compound is effective in improving sperm parameters and fertility potential.