In vitro and in vivo anthelmintic activity of Euphorbia helioscopia L.

  title={In vitro and in vivo anthelmintic activity of Euphorbia helioscopia L.},
  author={B. Lone and M. Chishti and F. A. Bhat and H. Tak and Suhaib A. Bandh},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  volume={189 2-4},
  • B. Lone, M. Chishti, +2 authors Suhaib A. Bandh
  • Published 2012
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Veterinary parasitology
  • The anthelmintic potentials of the aqueous and methanol extracts of Euphorbia helioscopia were investigated. In folklore medicine, E. helioscopia (Euphorbiaceae) is used in the treatment of various gastrointestinal ailments and diseases. A worm motility inhibition (WMI) assay and egg hatch assay (EHA) were used for in vitro assessment, and a faecal egg count reduction (FECR) assay was used for an in vivo study. The in vitro study revealed anthelmintic effects of crude methanolic extracts of E… CONTINUE READING
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