Phytochemical Constituents and Pharmacological Activities of Calendula officinalis Linn ( Asteraceae ) : A Review

  title={Phytochemical Constituents and Pharmacological Activities of Calendula officinalis Linn ( Asteraceae ) : A Review},
  author={BP Muley and SS Khadabadi and NB Banarase},
  • BP Muley, SS Khadabadi, NB Banarase
  • Published 2009
Calendula officinalis Linn. (Asteraceae) is used medicinally 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 traditional medicine, especially for wound healing, jaundice, blood purification, and as an antispasmodic. Chemical studies have underlined the presence of various classes of compounds, the main being triterpenoids, flavonoids, coumarines, quinones… CONTINUE READING


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