DOI: 10.21276/ajptr
Mon, 20 May 2019

Study of Anthelmintic activity on Butea monosperma plant


Devendra Kumar*1, Shabnam Khatoon1

1.Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shri Shanakracharya Group of Institutions, Junwani Bhilai (CG)



The plant Butea monosperma is a medium sized deciduous tree Belongs to family “Fabaceae” is called as “Dhak & Palas” in Hindi. This plant is used as Anti-inflammatory agent, Healing Power and Curative Properties, Diarrhoea and Dysentery, Skin Disorders, Diabetes, Leucorrhoea, Sore Throat Retention of Urine and Used as dye. In present study methanolic extract of plant is used for its anthelimintic property. The Anthelimintic activity was evaluated on adult Indian Earth worms (pheretima posthuma). Albendazole suspension was used as standard and antheliminitc potential of plant extract was evaluavated at three different concentrations. And found that methanolic extract of plant Butea monosperma contain significant and dose dependent antheliminitc activity. 

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