Vol. 7, Issue 12 (2018)
Therapeutic efficacy of Azadirachta indica (Neem) leaves powder against helminthosis in donkeys
Ajabe JS, Borikar ST, Digraskar SU, Siddiqui MFMF, Narladkar BW and NS Kumbhar
Present study was carried out to evaluate the efficacy of Azadirachta indica (Neem) leaves powder against helminthosis in donkeys. Fecal samples were examined for helminthosis and 30 positive (EPG> 400) donkeys were randomly divided into three groups consisting ten donkeys in each group. Affected donkeys were subjected to different dosage 375 mg/kg, 450 mg/kg and 525 mg/kg body weight of Azadirachta indicia leaves powder orally as an anthelmintic daily for three days respectively in group I, group II and group III. The fecal samples from each donkeys were examined on day 3rd, 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th post treatment in all the groups. There was significant decrease in (p<0.05) EPG count in all the groups up to 28th days. It is concluded that Azadirachta indica (Neem) leaves powder can be used as anthelmintic to control the gastro-intestinal parasites in donkeys.
How to cite this article:
Ajabe JS, Borikar ST, Digraskar SU, Siddiqui MFMF, Narladkar BW, NS Kumbhar. Therapeutic efficacy of <em>Azadirachta indica</em> (Neem) leaves powder against helminthosis in donkeys. Pharma Innovation 2018;7(12):370-372.