In Vitro Anthelmintic Activity on Leaves Extract of Blue poterweed (StachyterphetaJamaicensis)
Sakshi Aole, Manu Dwivedi, Garvita Joshi, Mughisa Nagori, Dr. Ajay Sharma
Epidemiology , Nematode , Anthelmintics , Blue poterweed , Stachyterphetajamaicenis , Albendazole
The present study was conducted to evaluate the anthelmintic efficacy of ethanol and aqueous extract of leaves of plant blue poterweed (Stachytarphetajamaicensis) using adult earthworm Pheretimaposthuma .The time of paralysis and time of death were studied and the activity was compared with the albendazolas reference standard drug .In present study of anthelmintic activity there were Two Ethanolic extract of dried powdered leaves of blue poterweed (Stachyterpheta Jamaicensi ) plant in concentration of 80mg/ml and 100mg/ml and anothersolution is of Aqueous extract of concentration of 80mg/ml and 100mg/ml of same plant i.e. blue poterweed (Stachyterpheta Jamaicensis ).The ethanolicand aqueous extract of leaves of blue poterweed plant exhibited significant anthelmintic activity as evidenced by decreased paralyzing time and death time. The results thus support the use of blue poterweed as an anthelmintic agent.
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Unique Paper ID: 158983

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 9, Issue 11

Page(s): 199 - 202
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