Antifertility efficacy of the plant Aristologhiaindica linn on mouse

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      Two compounds isolated from the alcoholic extract of the roots of Math Eq Linn were tested on day 6 pregnant mice. One of the compounds, p-coumaric acid showed 100% interceptive activity at the single oral dose of 50 mg/kg of body weight. The antifertility efficacy of these two compounds is discussed.
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