Anthelmintic Activity of Ethanolic Extract of Tectonia Grandis
Mane L.B.* Hingmire Y.R., Gunale S.B.
Tectonia Grandis Linn. Belonging to family Verbenaceae commonly known as Teak or sagwan. It is commonly found in India and other south Asian countries. Teak is also considered as a major constituent in many folklore medicines. Medicinally it has various pharmacological activities. The present study was done with the aim to evaluate anthelmintic activity of ethanolic extract of bark of Tectonia grandis Linn. by using adult earthworm pheritima posthuma.Various concentration of extracts were tested and results were expressed in terms of time for paralysis and time for death of worms. Ivermectin was used as a reference standard and tween 80 in saline as a control group.
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