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Volume 6 Issue 1
History and A Phytopharmacological Review of Curcuma Amada
|Deshapal Kumar, Mayank Joshi, Praveen Kumar Goyal, G. Jayabalan
|Plants are one of the main sources of biologically active materials and crude drugs. Curcuma amada is an plant that belongs to Zingiberaceae family of curcumin. Curcuma amada (Zingiberaceae) basically known as mango ginger because its flavour of rhizome and foliar parts have a similar aroma to mango. It is one of the most important species of Curcuma family having medicinal, traditional and bio- logical properties. The aim of the present review is to know about the phytochemicals, volatile compounds, antimicrobial and other biological activities. Volatile oils extracted from rhizomes of Curcuma amada are rich in phytoconstituents. The curcuminoids present in C.amada is responsible for its therapeutic and biological activities. It is traditionally used to treat various diseases in human being which includes anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-cancer, anti-tubercular, anti -allergy, anthelmintic and anti- pyretic activities by their extract. It also possesses healing of various skin disorders. In Ayurveda and Unani systems of medicine have given much importance to mango ginger as an appetizer, alexteric, antipyretic, aphrodisiac, diuretic, emollient, expectorant and laxative and to cure biliousness, itching, skin diseases, bronchitis, asthma, hiccough and inflammation due to injuries. They also used in the manufacture of pickles, chutney, salad and jam.
|C. amada, Zingiberaceae, History, Phytopharmacology
|Medical / Pharmacy
|Volume 6, Issue 1, January-February 2024
|History and A Phytopharmacological Review of Curcuma Amada - Deshapal Kumar, Mayank Joshi, Praveen Kumar Goyal, G. Jayabalan - IJFMR Volume 6, Issue 1, January-February 2024. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i01.12914
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