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Research Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics
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Anthelmintic Activity of Latex of Carica papaya
Brij Bhushan Tiwari
Nilesh Gupta, UK Jain*, Brij Bhushan Tiwari and Vishvnath Gupta.
Bhopal Institute of Technology and Science-Pharmacy, Bhojpur Road, Bangrasia, Bhopal (M.P.), 462045 India.
The present study report the anthelmintic activity of the latex of Carica papaya against an adult Indian earthworms Pheretima posthuma. The activities are comparable with the standard reference allopathic and ayurvedic drugs Albendazole and Kurmivicar Kadha respectively. Overall results of this study suggest that the latex possesses significant anthelmintic activity.
Carica papaya, Pheretima posthuma, Anthelmintic activity, fruit latex.
Nilesh Gupta, UK Jain, Brij Bhushan Tiwari,Vishvnath Gupta. Anthelmintic Activity of Latex of Carica papaya. Research J. Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics. 2009; 1(2): 85-86.
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