ANTHELMINTIC ACTIVITY OF METHANOLIC EXTRACT OF RHIZOMES OF PICRORRHIZA KURROA ROYAL EX. BENTH
The objective of this study is to evaluate and compare the Anthelmintic activity of methanolic extract of Picrorrhiza kurroa Royle ex. Benth (Scrophhulariaceae). Picrorrhiza kurroaia a small perennial herb growing in the hilly parts of the North-western Himalayan region in India and Nepal. Earth worms were used for Anthelmintic activity. Piperazine citrate was used as standard drug. Time required for paralysis and death of the earth worms were noted for each sample.