Effect of aqueous and alcoholic extract of the plant Mentha longifolia in viability of Leishmania donovani in vitro

 

Muthanna Journal of Pure Sciences
               MJPS
Volume 3 issue 1, 2016


Basad A. Al-Aboody,  Nuha J. Al-Rekabi, Haider sabah
قسم علوم الحياة / كلية العلوم / جامعة ذي قار

 

 

 

Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of aqueous and alcoholic extract of the plant Mentha longifolia in viability of promastigote of Leishmania donovani in vitro the aqueous and alcoholic extract has been used with concentration 25,50,100 mg/ml. The results showed the percentage of the destruction of the parasite increases with concentration and duration of exposure to extract . Where the percentage of perdition 100%at the time of 180 minutes and concentration 100 and 25 mg/ml to each of the aqueous extract and alcohol respectively ,while the percentage of perdition 100% at the time of 120 minute and concentration 100 mg/ml of the alcoholic extract. The alcoholic extract take place effectiveness largest in the elimination of parasite.

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