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Title: Assessment of anthelmintic activity of the Prosopis cineraria (Linn.) Druce bark
Authors: Khatri, Anirudh
Rathore, Anita
Patil, U K
Keywords: Prosopis cineraria
Pheretima posthuma
Issue Date: Dec-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Series/Report no.: Int. cl. (2011.01)—A61K 36/00
Abstract: The aim of this study was to evaluate anthelmintic efficacy of the Prosopis cineraria (Linn.) Druce bark. Petroleum ether, methanolic and aqueous extracts of the bark were evaluated separately for anthelmintic activity on adult Indian earthworm Pheretima posthuma, using albendazole as reference standard. Time required for the paralysis and death was noted. The results indicated that the methanolic extract was more potent than the petroleum ether and aqueous extract.
Description: 512-514
ISSN: 0976-0512 (Online); 0976-0504 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJNPR Vol.2(4) [December 2011]

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