In vitro efficacy of Butea Monosperma against amphistomosis in cattle
N P Usha, V R Dhanya and Subin Jose

Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Mannuthy-680651, Thrissur, Kerala, India

Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences.2013. 44:70-71.

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Butea monosperma is a moderate sized tree widely distributed throughout India. Hot aqueous extract of the Butea monosperma seeds were prepared. Ethyl acetate, ethanol and methanolic fractions were performed. In vitro analysis of Methanolic fraction of Butea monosperma revealed the active ingredient against amphistomosis in cattle.

Keywords:- Butea monosperma, Amphisto mosis, Methanolic extract