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Issue No. :  2

Year :  2009

ISSN Print :  0975-4407

ISSN Online :  2321-5836


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Anthelmintic Activity of Latex of Carica papaya



Address:   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.
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: Not Available

ABSTRACT:
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.
KEYWORDS:
Carica papaya, Pheretima posthuma, Anthelmintic activity, fruit latex.
Cite:
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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