Anti-coccidial, anthelmintic and antioxidant activities of pomegranate (Punica granatum) peel extract

@article{Dkhil2013AnticoccidialAA,
  title={Anti-coccidial, anthelmintic and antioxidant activities of pomegranate (Punica granatum) peel extract},
  author={Mohammed A. Dkhil},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2013},
  volume={112},
  pages={2639-2646}
}
Coccidiosis and helminthosis in poultry are responsible for worldwide economic losses. The methanolic extract of Punica granatum (pomegranate) peel was used in vivo for its pharmacological, antioxidant and anti-coccidial properties and in vitro for its anthelmintic activity. For the in vivo study, four groups of mice were investigated. The first group was inoculated only with sterile saline and served as the control group. The second group was treated by oral gavage with pomegranate extract… CONTINUE READING

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