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   Typhoid fever (TF) is an acute systemic infection caused by Salmonella Typhi, Salmonella Para Typhi A and Salmonella Para Typhi B. It is transmitted by the fecal oral route mainly via contaminated food and water. The developing countries have high rate of morbidity and mortality due to Typhoid fever, epidemics take place in developed world also. There are increased incidences of multi drug resistant in S. typhi strains that has further complicated its management and only a few antibiotics are now effective in treatment of typhoid. We report that the aqueous extracts of fruit peel Citrus sinensis (L.) confer anti typhoid activity against Salmonella Typhi, Salmonella Para Typhi A and Salmonella Para Typhi B respectively on comparison with ciprofloxacin.



        

Key words:
Typhoid fever, Salmonella Typhi, Salmonella Para Typhi A , Salmonella Para Typhi B, anti typhoid activity, Citrus sinensis.
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The aim of present study was the evalution of anthelmintic activity of Emblica Officinalis fruit extract in experimental adult earthworm’s pheritima posthuma. The alcoholic & aqueous extract of Emblica Officinalis show potent anthelmintic activity.



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Emblica Officinalis, albendazole, Pheretima posthuma, anthelmintic                               activity, Helminths


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March - 2011 / Volume - 3 / Issue - 01 / Article No -6 / Research Article

ANTHELMINTIC ACTIVITY OF EMBLICA OFFICINALIS  FRUIT EXTRACT

Gaurav Dwivedi1*
, Arshad Ali Noorani2,
Deependra Rawal1, Hitesh Patidar1

1Mandsaur Institute of Pharmacy, MIT Campus,
Rewas-Dewada Road, Mandsaur,
MadhyaPradesh, India.
Email:gday@rediffmail.com

Gaurav Dwivedi