Antihelmintic Activity of Various Fractions of Ethanolic Extrxct of Ocimum Sanctum

Author(s): Nirmala Shinde, Sachin Bhosale and M. B. Patil

The ethyl acetate, the n-butanolic and the aqueous fractions of the ethanolic extract of Ocimum Sanctum were evaluated separately for anthelmintic activity on adult Indian earthworms, Eudrilus Eugenia; the n-butanolic fraction being more potent. The activities were compared with the reference drug piperazine citrate and albendazole, respectively.

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