Hemant Tomar, V. K. Shukla, Kunal Arora, Nitesh Tomar, Sumit Roy, Vikash kumar
Hemant Tomar1, V. K. Shukla1, Kunal Arora1, Nitesh Tomar2, Sumit Roy3, Vikash kumar4
1Department of Pharmaceutics, IIMT College of Medical Sciences and Pharmacy, Meerut-250001
2Department of Pharmaceutics, Institute of Foreign Trade and Management Pharmacy, Moradabad-244001, 3Department of Pharmaceutics, GRD Institute of Management and Technology Pharmacy, Dehradun-248009, 4Department of Pharmaceutics, Dehradun Institute of Technology and Pharmacy, Dehradun-248001
Volume - 5,
Issue - 9,
Year - 2012
Curcumin is an active ingredient of Curcuma longa belonging to the family Zingiberaceae. The data reviewed indicate that extracts of C. longa exhibit anti-inflammatory, anthelmintic, anti-septic, anti-fungal and anti-tumor activity. It is cyto-toxic in nature and also shows the cyto protective activity. It also shows the hypolipidemic action and other activities such as anti-viral and inhibition of platelates aggregation. The medicinal properties of this plant represent it as a valuable source of medicinal compound. This study is collective information concerning the pharmacology activities of the C. longa.
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Hemant Tomar, V. K. Shukla, Kunal Arora, Nitesh Tomar, Sumit Roy, Vikash kumar. Curcuma longa: Review of Advances in Pharmacology. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 5(9): September 2012; Page 1141-1144.