Author(s): Jasmine Chaudhary, Akash Jain, Anns Sabu, Priyanka Jha, Prerna Sarup, Vishal Sharma, Diksha Sharma

Email(s): jasmine.jain@mmumullana.org

DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00870   

Address: Jasmine Chaudhary1*, Akash Jain1, Anns Sabu1, Priyanka Jha1, Prerna Sarup2, Vishal Sharma1, Diksha Sharma3
1MM College of Pharmacy, Maharishi Markandeshwer (Deemed to be University), Mullana, Ambala-133207, Haryana, India.
2Swami Vivekanand Institute of Pharmacy, Banur, Punjab, India.
3Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 15,      Issue - 11,     Year - 2022


ABSTRACT:
Schleichera oleosa (Lour.) Oken or Kusum, belonging to family Sapindaceae is an important medicinal plant reported to possess various pharmacological activities viz. analgesic, antibiotic, anti-dysentery, anti-helminthic, antioxidant and anticancer activities. Scientific studies reporting antihelminthic properties of bark extract of this plant are still lacking, therefore, the present work has been designed to investigate the ethanolic and ethyl acetate extracts of bark for its antihelminthic potential. Antihelminthic evaluation was done using Indian earthworms, Pheretima posthuma by determining time of paralysis and death. Phytochemical screening of the extracts revealed the presence of flavonoids, tannins and phenolic acids. The anti-helminthic activity of both extracts (0.1%) was found better than the standard drug Albendazole. Since, both extracts showed promising results, they can be further helpful in designing herbal formulations for commercial use.dry-powder inhaler (DPI) carries medication to lungs as a dry powder, useful against respiratory diseases.


Cite this article:
Jasmine Chaudhary, Akash Jain, Anns Sabu, Priyanka Jha, Prerna Sarup, Vishal Sharma, Diksha Sharma. Exploring Schleichera oleasa crude bark extract for its anti-helminthic potential. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(11):5168-1. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00870

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Jasmine Chaudhary, Akash Jain, Anns Sabu, Priyanka Jha, Prerna Sarup, Vishal Sharma, Diksha Sharma. Exploring Schleichera oleasa crude bark extract for its anti-helminthic potential. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(11):5168-1. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00870   Available on: https://rjptonline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-15-11-55


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