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Year :  2009

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Anthelminthic Activity of Sapindus emarginatus Vahl.

Address:   1*Srikanth J and 2Muralidharan P
1Dept. of Pharmacology, Sri Ramachandra College of Pharmacy, Sri Ramachandra University, Porur, Chennai-600116, Tamilnadu, India
2Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology, C.L.Baid Metha College of Pharmacy, Jyothi Nager, Thoraippakkam, Chennai-600 097. Tamilnadu, India

Petroleum Ether, diethyl ether, chloroform, and alcoholic extract of pericarps of Sapindus emarginatus were evaluated separately for anthelmintic activity on adult Indian earthworms, Pheretima posithuma; the results revealed that the alcoholic extract produced significant anthelmintic activity. The activities are comparable with the reference drug Piperazine citrate.
Anthelmintic activity, Sapindus emarginatus, Pheretima posithuma, Piperazine citrate.
Srikanth J , Muralidharan P. Anthelminthic Activity of Sapindus emarginatus Vahl. Research J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2009; 1(3): 236-237.
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