Anthelminthic and antiallergic activities of Mangifera indica L. stem bark components Vimang and mangiferin.

@article{Garca2003AnthelminthicAA,
  title={Anthelminthic and antiallergic activities of Mangifera indica L. stem bark components Vimang and mangiferin.},
  author={Dolores Dom{\'i}nguez Garc{\'i}a and Marcela Escalante and Rene Luis Delgado and Florencio M. Ubeira and Jos{\'e} Leiro},
  journal={Phytotherapy research : PTR},
  year={2003},
  volume={17 10},
  pages={1203-8}
}
This study investigated the antiallergic and anthelmintic properties of Vimang (an aqueous extract of Mangifera indica family stem bark) and mangiferin (the major polyphenol present in Vimang) administered orally to mice experimentally infected with the nematode, Trichinella spiralis. Treatment with Vimang or mangiferin (500 or 50 mg per kg body weight per day, respectively) throughout the parasite life cycle led to a significant decline in the number of parasite larvae encysted in the… CONTINUE READING

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