Review Article on Chemical Constituents and uses of Turmeric Plant
Turmeric is a traditional medicinal plant which Containing verity of active ingredients. Chemical constituents of various parts of turmeric plant Curcuma longa L. are extensively investigated. Today’s date , at least 235 chemical constituent and their derivative compounds are studied those mainly contains, primarily phenolic compounds and terpenoids have been identified from the species, including phenylpropene, diarylheptanoids, diarylpentanoids with other phenolic compounds, monoterpenes, sesquiterpenes, diterpenes, triterpenoids, sterols, alkaloids, and other compounds. Curcuminoids diarylheptanoids and essential oils are most bioactive chemical components showing various bioactivities in in vitro and in vivo bioassays. The present paper reviews the Introduction, Uses and chemical constituents of this plant.
Curcuma longa, Chemical constituent, turmeric
K. M. Jambhale | A. H. Yadav