International Journal of Home Science
2017, VOL. 3 ISSUE 1, PART A
A study on anthelmintic effect of the selected spices
Author(s): Dr. SR Shemi George and Alda Gelu
Helminths are worm-like organisms living in and feeding on living hosts, receiving nourishment and protection while disrupting their hosts' nutrient absorption, causing weakness and disease. Objective of the study was To Find out the Anthelmintic effect of selected spices on experimental animals. Powders were prepared by pulverizing the dried (sun shade and hot air oven) Clove, Garlic, Tamarind and Turmeric with the help of electric grinder. And it was undergo water extraction. Powders were prepared by pulverizing the dried (sun shade and hot air oven) papaya, pineapple, bitter gourd, with the help of electric grinder. Most of the extracts were better than the standard drug in killing the earthworm. The aqueous extract of Clove was very effective than other samples. This was able to kill the worms at 25 minutes respectively in 100% concentration. Clove was able to kill the worms in 43 and 67 minutes at 50% and 20% concentration. The paralysis (P) time was 12, 32 and 45 minutes for the extract of cloves.
How to cite this article:
Dr. SR Shemi George, Alda Gelu. A study on anthelmintic effect of the selected spices. Int J Home Sci 2017;3(1):14-16.