Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   2

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2009

Pages :   216-217

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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In-Vitro Anthelmintic Activity of Two Medicinal Plants

Address:   Deore SL*, Khadabadi SS,and Baviskar BA
Govt. College of Pharmacy, Shivaji Nagar, Polytechnique Campus, Amravati-444603. (M.S.), India
*Corresponding Author

As anthelmintic activity of Chlorophytum borivilianum and Enicostemma littorale have not been studied in literature survey so it is selected for the present study. Methanolic extracts of Chloropytum borivilianum (tubers) and Enicostemma littorale (whole plant) were taken for anthelmintic activity against Indian earthworms Pheritima pasthuma. Various concentrations of both plant extracts were tested and results are expressed in terms of time for paralysis and time for death of worms. Piperazine citrate (10mg/ml) was as a reference drug and distilled water was as a control group. Dose dependent activity was observed in both plant extracts. But Chloropytum borivilianum extract shown significant results as compared to Enicostemma littorale extract. This study has reported first time.
Chlorophytum borivilianum, Enicostemma littorale, anthelmintic activity.
Deore SL, Khadabadi SS, Baviskar BA. In-Vitro Anthelmintic Activity of Two Medicinal Plants. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2(1): Jan.-Mar. 2009; Page 216-217.
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