Author(s): Kunal Bhattacharya, Atanu Bhattacharjee, Nongmaithem Randhoni Chanu, Biplab Kumar Dey, Chanam Melody Devi


DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2021.00114.1   

Address: Kunal Bhattacharya1,3*, Atanu Bhattacharjee2,3, Nongmaithem Randhoni Chanu3, Biplab Kumar Dey3, Chanam Melody Devi1,3
1NETES Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, Mirza, Kamrup, Assam-781125.
2Royal School of Pharmacy, Royal Global University, Guwahati, Assam-781035.
3Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science, Assam down Town University, Guwahati, Assam – 781026.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 14,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2021

Helminthiasis, also known as worm infection is macro parasitic disease of humans and other animals in which a part of the body is infected with parasitic worms, known as Helminths. There has been an enormous interest in the development of alternative medicines against Helminthiasis, specifically screening for phytochemicals with Antihelminthic activity. The present study aims to provide Phytochemical screening and antihelminthic activity results of leaves extract of Artocarpus altilis using dichloromethane-methanol as extraction solvent. So far no work has been carried out using combinations of solvents for leaves of Artocarpus altilis for carrying out anthelmintic activity. In-vitro anthelmintic activity carried out against Indian adult earthworm Pheretima posthuma using dichloromethane: methanol leaves extract of Artocarpus altilis showed promising activity when compared to standard albendazole.

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Kunal Bhattacharya, Atanu Bhattacharjee, Nongmaithem Randhoni Chanu, Biplab Kumar Dey, Chanam Melody Devi. Phytochemical screening and Anthelmintic activity of Artocarpus altilis extract. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2021; 14(2):640-644. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2021.00114.1

Kunal Bhattacharya, Atanu Bhattacharjee, Nongmaithem Randhoni Chanu, Biplab Kumar Dey, Chanam Melody Devi. Phytochemical screening and Anthelmintic activity of Artocarpus altilis extract. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2021; 14(2):640-644. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2021.00114.1   Available on:

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