Various bioactivities are attributed to [beta]-asarone, like antibacterial, anti helmintic
, and antifungal properties (McGaw et at.
031 Table 4 Anti Helmintic
Efficacy Among Mebendazole, TTHF and Areca catechu (Analyse with Wilcoxon Signed Ranks Test) Drug Name % Efficacy Mebendazole 87.
Juice obtained from crushed leaves of Ananas sativus was taken with lime water to treat helmintic
In addition, no mention was made of helmintic
infections, which also can be associated with foods.
Quantitative high-content screening-based drug discovery against helmintic
Lime water has an alkaline nature; the alkalinity may be useful to dissolve particular phytochemical constituents from the base, which are effective against helmintic
Overall, the scientific evidence suggests that the plant is useful in the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders caused by helmintic
infections, and also useful in causing effective bowel movements.