Phytochemical screening and anti helmenthic activity on the fruits of ziziphusjujuba
M Keerthi, P Venkateswararao, PLA Devi, G Kanaka Maha Laxmi and P Venu
Ziziphus jujuba is a well-known medicinal plant and is widely used in Medicine, Ayurvedic system of medicine. In the present study, solvents namely Distilled Water, Benzene, Diethyl Ether were used in sequentially per crude extraction of ziziphus jujuba fruits. According to the above assessment it is observed that the Benzene extract of ziziphus jujuba has more efficient Anti Helmenthic activity among the other two extracts (Distilled Water, Diethyl Ether) at the concentration 5, 10, 20mg/ml. Anti Helmenthic activity was found to be increased with dose and shortest time of paralysis and death was observed at 10mg/ml and activity was comparable to the well-known anti helmenthic agent Albendazole.
How to cite this article:
M Keerthi, P Venkateswararao, PLA Devi, G Kanaka Maha Laxmi, P Venu. Phytochemical screening and anti helmenthic activity on the fruits of ziziphusjujuba. Pharma Innovation 2016;5(6):107-109.