Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Therapeutic activity

Pharmacological Activities of Curcuma Longa: A Review

Nisha A Bhatt, Amandeep Singh, Rohit Sharma

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2021, Volume 8, Issue 4, Pages 1232-1239

Turmeric(Curcuma logna) is widely cultivated in India and its neighbouring countries and is
also used in the household of of the Indian sub continent as a spice.It has been found
documented that turmeric has been used as a conventional medicine to cure numerous disease
such as cold and cough, diabetes, hepatic disorder etc. Now the researchers from all over the
world have done numerous work to discover the therapeutic benefits of turmeric and its
various extracts. Curcumin being its prime chemical compound has various therapeutic
activities including anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimutagenic, antidiabetic,
antibacterial,hepatoprotective, expectorant and anticancerous activity. The main motive of
this article is give an over view on the the various pharmacological activities of turmeric.