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|Title:||A Plant Extract that Prevents Clotting of Mammalian Blood|
|Authors:||RATNASOORIYA, W. D.|
RANATUNGA, K. W.
|Citation:||CHYLON J . Sci. (BIO. Sci.) Vol. 11, No. 2, April 1975|
|Abstract:||Roots of TerminaUa glabra (Kumbuk—in Sinhala) are used in Ayurvedic medicinal treatment in Sri Lanka, and it has been claimed that a water extract of the roots of T. glabra possesses 'blood anti-coagulant characteristics'. No experimental evidence has yet been reported in favour of or against such a claim. The experiments herein reported were carried out in an attempt to find out whether a water extract of T. glabra has any 'blood anti-coagulant action|
|Appears in Collections:||Department of Zoology|
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