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Comparative anthelmintic activity of ethanolic extracts of Hibiscus rosasinensis linn. flower with Aegle marmelos leaves | Abstract
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Comparative anthelmintic activity of ethanolic extracts of Hibiscus rosasinensis linn. flower with Aegle marmelos leaves

Author(s): Krishn Kumar Agrawal, Umesh Kumar Mishra, Kuldeep Singh and Preeti Mishra

The objective of present study was to compare the anthelmintic activity of ethanolic extract of Aegle marmelos leaves and flowers of Hibiscus rosa-sinensis by using Indian earthworms (Pheretima posthuma). Various standards such as Piperazine citrate, Albendazole and Pyrantel pamoate at concentration of 20 mg/ml were used to compare anthelmintic activity with the extracts (Aegle marmelos and Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) at the same concentration in terms of paralysis time and death time of worms. The result revealed that ethanolic extract of Hibiscus rosa-sinensis flower have better paralyzing effect and less cidal effect as compared to ethanolic extract of Aegle marmelos leaves but both the extract did not have better activity than standards.