International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Dental Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017

Pharmacological Activities of Calendula Officinalis

Kaviena Baskaran [10]

Abstract: Calendula officinalis, belonging to the family of Asteraceae, commonly known as English marigold or Pot Marigold is an aromatic herb which is used in Traditional system of medicine in Europe, China and India amongst several places in the world. It is also known as African marigold and has been a subject of several chemical and pharmacological studies. It is used in especially for wound healing, anti-HIV, anti-inflammatory, hepatoprotective, spasmolytic and spasmogenic, antispasmodic, analgesic, and anti-diabetic. In this review, I have explored the organoleptic, pharmacological activities of Calendula officinalis in order to existing information on this plant as well as highlight its multi activity properties as a medicinal agent.

Keywords: Calendula officinalis, Organoleptic Properties, Asteraceae, Phytochemical constituents, Pharmacological activities

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017,

Pages: 43 - 47

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