Anthelmintic Activity of Castor Oil and Mustard Oil
The aim of the present study was to investigate theÃ‚Â anthelminthicÃ‚Â activity of vegetable fixed oils, castor oil and mustard oil using adult earthworm, PheritimaÃ‚Â posthuma. The oils were tested at different concentrations for the determination of paralysis time and death time of the earthworms.Ã‚Â Albendazole is used as standard and it was found that castor oil and mustard oil showed a better anthelminthic activity in comparison with the standard.
Key words: AnthelminthicÃ‚Â activity,Ã‚Â Albendazole, Earthworm, Castor oil, Mustard oilSarvani Manthri et al. AnthelminticÃ‚Â Activity of Castor Oil and Mustard Oil. J Phytol 3/3 (2011) 12-14.