Ethnomedicinal And Pharmacological Uses Of Curcuma Caesia

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Poorti Sharma , Sakshi Bajaj , Shivkanya Fuloria , Omji Porwal , Vetriselvan Subramaniyan , Mehmet ozdemir , Unnikrishnan Meenakshi D. , Narra Kishore , Neeraj Kumar Fuloria


Curcuma a perennial rhizomatous grass having large leaves is commonly used as traditional medicine. The plant contains camphor, turmingone, ocimene, cineole, borneol, bornyl acetate, and curcumin as the main phytoconstituents. The C. caesia plant has been reported to possess high antifungal,anti-asthmatic,antimicrobial, antioxidant, analgesic, locomotive depressant, anticonvulsant and anti-inflammatory activities. Curcuma caesia is a valuable source of unique natural products for the therapeutics development against various diseases. This review provides describes the medical uses, photochemistry, and pharmacological actions of the Curcuma caesiaplant.

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