A Phyto Pharmacological Comparitive Review on Curcuma Species


Published: 2023-03-13

DOI: 10.56557/upjoz/2023/v44i33414

Page: 7-15

Ch. K. V. L. S. N. Anjana Male

Nirmala College of Pharmacy, Atmakuru, Mangalagiri, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Ravi Naik Ratala *

College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India.

G. Nirmala Jyothi

Nirmala College of Pharmacy, Atmakuru, Mangalagiri, Andhra Pradesh, India.

P. Mary Asha

Nirmala College of Pharmacy, Atmakuru, Mangalagiri, Andhra Pradesh, India.

N. Anusha

Nirmala College of Pharmacy, Atmakuru, Mangalagiri, Andhra Pradesh, India.

K. Snehitha

Nirmala College of Pharmacy, Atmakuru, Mangalagiri, Andhra Pradesh, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Since the dawn of time, medicinal plants have been employed by local populations as a source of healing throughout the healthcare system to demonstrate their efficacy. Some of the results have sparked the development of plant-based medications. The most intricate of interactions would be the investigation of how plants work. This essay examines the function of contemporary pharmacology in relation to a variety of plant derived medicines that has been used for millennia and were know to ancient civilizations. The skill of pharmacists and doctors to engage to the challenges that have arose with the propagation of professional services in the assistance of mans life has increased as a result of wisdom of the development of ideas related to the use of herbal medicines as well as the evolution of awareness. It has been noticed that the plant contained antibacterial, antioxidant, analgesic antifungal, antiasthmatic ,smooth pain reliever, locomotor depressant, anti convulsant and muscle relaxing actions as well as anti inflammatory characteristics. It is now thought of as a useful source of distinctive natural compounds for the creation of medicines against different diseases. According to phytochemical studies, the main chemical components of Curcuma aromatica and Curcuma caesia are terpenoids, flavonoids, phenolic compounds, tannins, inorganic compounds, organic acids and anthocyanin.

Keywords: Pharmacological activity, phytochemical constituents, anticonvulsant, Curcuma aromatic, Curcuma caesia, Zingiberacea

How to Cite

Male, C. K. V. L. S. N. A., Ratala, R. N., Jyothi, G. N., Asha, P. M., Anusha, N., & Snehitha, K. (2023). A Phyto Pharmacological Comparitive Review on Curcuma Species. UTTAR PRADESH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, 44(3), 7–15. https://doi.org/10.56557/upjoz/2023/v44i33414


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