Anticestodal efficacy of folklore medicinal plants of Naga tribes in north-east India.

@article{Temjenmongla2005AnticestodalEO,
  title={Anticestodal efficacy of folklore medicinal plants of Naga tribes in north-east India.},
  author={Temjenmongla Temjenmongla and A. Yadav},
  journal={African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines},
  year={2005},
  volume={2},
  pages={129-133}
}
The anticestodal efficacy of nine plants that are used in the indigenous system of medicine by Naga tribes in north-east India to cure intestinal-helminth parasitic infections was tested employing Raillietina echinobothrida, a tapeworm of poultry, as a model test parasite. The study revealed that the leaves of Psidium guajava, Houttuynia cordata and stalk of Lasia spinosa possess a profound anticestodal efficacy as evident by the mean mortality time of R. echinobothrida which ranged from 1 to 3… Expand
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  • A. Yadav, Temjenmongla
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of parasitic diseases : official organ of the Indian Society for Parasitology
  • 2011
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