Author(s): Aya Alabdali, Marwah Kzar, Sasikala Chinnappan, Mogana R, Shaik Ibrahim Khalivulla, Rahman H, Basma M. Abd Razik

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DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.01164   

Address: Aya Alabdali1, Marwah Kzar2, Sasikala Chinnappan3*, Mogana R4, Shaik Ibrahim Khalivulla5, Rahman H6, Basma M. Abd Razik7
1,2The University of Mashreq, College of Pharmacy, Baghdad, Iraq.
3, 4, 5Department of Pharmaceutical Biology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UCSI University Kuala Lumpur (South Wing), No.1, Jalan Menara Gading, UCSI Heights 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
6PSG College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore, India.
7College of Pharmacy, Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 14,      Issue - 12,     Year - 2021

In the past few years, multiple drugs have been produced from traditional raw materials and recent pandemic disease COVID-19 once again research on this matter is being conducted to determine potential therapeutic purposes of different Ayurvedic Indian medicines and herbs. One such medicinal herb is Curcuma longa. Curcumin is strong antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antiangiogenic, anti-carcinogenic, as shown by multiple in vitro and in vivo studies. The action of the growth factor receptors is inhibited by curcumin. The anti-inflammatory effect of curcumin is obtained on the cytokines, proteolytic enzymes, eicosanoids, and lipid mediators. The superoxide radicals, nitric oxide and hydrogen peroxide, are sifted by curcumin, while lipid peroxidation is inhibited. Such properties of the compound thus form the foundation for its various therapeutic and pharmacological effects could also hold antiviral properties including COVID-19. The aim of this research is to summarize the updated pharmacological activities of curcumin.

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Aya Alabdali, Marwah Kzar, Sasikala Chinnappan, Mogana R, Shaik Ibrahim Khalivulla, Rahman H, Basma M. Abd Razik. Antioxidant activity of Curcumin. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(12):6741-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.01164

Aya Alabdali, Marwah Kzar, Sasikala Chinnappan, Mogana R, Shaik Ibrahim Khalivulla, Rahman H, Basma M. Abd Razik. Antioxidant activity of Curcumin. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(12):6741-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.01164   Available on:

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