Abstract

Antifungal and Antihelmintic Activity of Caralluma Fimbriata Stem : A Herb

Author(s): K. Pavan Kumar, K. Abedulla Khan, K. Anupama and K. Vanitha Prakash

Present study reports the antifungal and antihelmintic activity of ethylacetate and n-butanol extract from the stem of Caralluma fimbriata via, ascendens belonging to the family Asclepiadaceae. Antifungal activity was studied against Aspergillus niger, Candida albicans and antihelmintic activity was studied against earthworms Pheritima posthuma. Results were compared with that of standard drug


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