Ashutosh Mishra, Dusmanta Kumar Pradhan, Manas Ranjan Mishra, Rajanikanta Behera, Ashok Kumar Panda, Sunil Kumar Vaishnaw
Ashutosh Mishra1, Dusmanta Kumar Pradhan1, Manas Ranjan Mishra1, Rajanikanta Behera2, Ashok Kumar Panda2 and Sunil Kumar Vaishnaw1
1The Pharmaceutical College, Samaleswari Vihar, Tingipali, Barpali, Bargarh Orissa
2School of Chemistry, Sambalpur University, Burla, Orissa.
Volume - 4,
Issue - 1,
Year - 2011
Musa sapientum commonly known as banana is widely used in Indian folk medicine for the treatment of so many diseases. Anthelmintic activity of M. sapientum was performed on its ethanolic extract because it rendered positive to tannin and phenolic compounds in comparison of other solvent extract qualitative phytochemical tests. Anthelmintic activity was performed on adult Indian earthworm, Pheretima posthuma. The results were showed ethanolic extract dose 50 to 250 mg/ml dose significant paralyzed and dead of earthworm in comparison of standard Piperazine citrate 10 to 50 mg/ml. Anthelmintic activity, paralysis and death of warm in ethanolic extract 50mg/ml 15±0.1 and 28±0.3, 250mg/ml, 01±0.8 and 7±0.1, however, Piperazine citrate 10 mg/ml 40±1 and 68±0.3, 50mg/ml 02±0.3 and 7±0.7.
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Ashutosh Mishra, Dusmanta Kumar Pradhan, Manas Ranjan Mishra, Rajanikanta Behera, Ashok Kumar Panda, Sunil Kumar Vaishnaw. In-vitro Anthelmintic Activity of Musa sapientum Linn. Flower. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 4 (1): January 2011; Page 89-91.