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Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
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Anthelmintic activity of Extracts of Euphorbia panchganisis Linn.
Sandeep R. Kane
Shashikant V. Bhandari
Sandeep R. Kane1*, Shashikant V. Bhandari2
1Research Scholar J. J. T. University, Rajasthan. India.
2A.I.S.S.M.S College of Pharmacy, Pune, MS, India
Helminthes are recognized as a major problem to livestock production throughout the tropics. Parasitic helminthes affect human being and animals by causing considerable hardship and stunted growth. Most diseases caused by helminthes are of a chronic and debilitating in nature. The parasitic gastroenteritis is caused by mixed infection with several species of stomach intestinal worms, which results weaknesses, loss of appetite, decreased feed efficiency, reduced weight gain and decreased productivity. We here in explore scientifically the anthelmintic potential of medicinal plant of India and substantiate the folklore claims. In present communication aqueous and ethanolic extract of Euphorbia Panchganisis Linn. were investigated for their anthelmintic activity against Pheretima posthuma and Ascardia galli. Various concentrations were used in the bioassay, which involved paralysis and death time of the worms. Both the extracts showed significant anthelmintic activity.
Anthelmintic activity, Extracts, Euphorbia Panchganisis Linn; Ascardia galli, Pheretima posthuma.
Sandeep R. Kane, Shashikant V. Bhandari. Anthelmintic activity of Extracts of Euphorbia panchganisis Linn. Research J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2013; 5(4): 185-187.
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