IN VITRO ANTHELMINTIC ACTIVITY OF IPOMEA AQUATICA


Srikanth I., Kiran Kumar V.,, Krishna Sai. K, Sunitha M.

Abstract


Objective: The present study was aimed at the evaluation of in vitro anthelmintic activity of ethanolic leaf extract of ipomeaaquatica against Indian earthworm Pheretimaposthuma.

Methods: Four concentrations (25 mg/ml, 50 mg/ml, 75 mg/ml, 100 mg/ml) were tested and results were expressed in terms of time for paralysis and time of the death of worms. In this study, Albendazole was used as a standard drug.

Results: Ethanolic leaf extract of ipomea aquatic showed significant activity at higher concentrations when compared to standard group (Albendazole).

Conclusion: It can be concluded that the ethanolic leaf extract of Ipomeaaquaticahas shown more significant anthelmintic activity when compared to Albendazole against Indian earthworm Pheretimaposthuma.


Keywords


Anthelmintic activity, ipomeaaquatica, Albendazole, Ethanolic extract, Pheretimaposthuma

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Title

IN VITRO ANTHELMINTIC ACTIVITY OF IPOMEA AQUATICA

Keywords

Anthelmintic activity, ipomeaaquatica, Albendazole, Ethanolic extract, Pheretimaposthuma

DOI

10.22159/ijcpr.2018v10i3.27338

Date

17-05-2018

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Journal

International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research
Vol 10, Issue 3 (May-June), 2018 Page: 52-54

Online ISSN

0975-7066

Authors & Affiliations

Srikanth I.

Kiran Kumar V.,
Department of Pharmacognosy, Vishnu Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Narsapur, Medak

Krishna Sai. K
Department of Pharmacognosy, Vishnu Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Narsapur, Medak

Sunitha M.
Department of Pharmacognosy, Vishnu Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Narsapur, Medak


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