Research Article | Volume : 1 Issue : 8, October 2011

The In-vitro Assessment of Antihelmentic profile of Ethanolic Extract of Atrocarpus hetrophyllus leaf (Moracae)

Goutam Kumar Jana Rashmi Solanki Atul Tripathy Deependra Soni Anshita Gupta.   

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The plant Atrocarpus hetrophyllus belonging to the family Moracae is a tropical evergreen plant of its own kind. The plant shows various medicinal properties and its phytochemical analysis shows that it has various phytoconstituents like alkaloids, tannins, fixed oils, proteins, phytosterols,etc. The anthelmenthic study was performed using earthworms due to anatomical and physiological similarity with the intestinal roundworms of human beings. The reaction time was noted as paralysis time and death time for all the concentrations and compared with standard albendazole.

Keyword:     Anthelmentic activity Earthworms Paralysis time Death time.

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