Evaluation of in vitro anthelmintic activity of extracts of jasminum sessiliflorum

  • Ruby Philip Nazareth College of Pharmacy, Othera P.O, Thiruvalla, Kerala, India
  • Kathiresan Krishnasamy Department of Pharmacy, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Elessy Abraham Nazareth College of Pharmacy, Othera P.O, Thiruvalla, Kerala, India

Abstract

Plant preparations are most popular from ancient times for the treatment of various diseases. The ancient people had an appreciable on the application and usage of plant preparations for the common ailments. Based on the investigation, it has been found that various species of this plant has been used as an anthelmintic. The extracts of Jasminum sessiliflorum was investigated for anthelmintic potential using earthworms, Pheretima posthuma. Different concentration of plant extracts were used for the evaluation. Albendazole (10 mg/ml) was used as reference standard drug. The method employs the determination of paralysis time and death time of the worms and these results were recorded. Extracts showed significant activity. The ethanolic extract was found to be most efficient.

Keywords: Anthelmintic, Jasminum sessiliflorum, Pheretima posthuma, Albendazole

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2019-08-08
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Ruby Philip, Kathiresan Krishnasamy, & Elessy Abraham. (2019). Evaluation of in vitro anthelmintic activity of extracts of jasminum sessiliflorum. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 10(3), 2542-2544. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v10i3.1507
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