Antifilarial activity has been demonstrated with an alcoholic extract of neem flowers against Setaria cervi, a parasitic nematode of the water buffalo (Bubalis bubalis) (9).
Antifilarial activity of Azadirachta indica on cattle filarial parasite Setaria cervi.
There are claims of antifilarial activity for Azadirachta indica (3) and Pongamia pinnata (4) against cattle filarial parasite Setaria cervi, Xylocarpus granatum, Tinospora crispa and Andrographis paniculata against B.
Antifilarial potential of the fruits and leaves extracts of Pongamia pinnata on cattle filarial parasite Setaria cervi.
To cite a few for example, ethanolic and aqueous extracts of Azadirachta indica on the cattle filarial parasite Setaria cervi
, showed inhibitory effect against whole worm as well as the nerve muscle preparation of the organism and microfilariae (7).