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Vol. 10, Special Issue 9 (2021)

A review of marigold's beneficial aspects

Author(s):
Sachin TM and Homraj Sahare
Abstract:
The Asteraceae family, which includes Marigold, is the most widespread in the plant kingdom and is utilized in a variety of fields, including cosmetic preparations, medications, and ornamentals. It comes in a variety of colors and aromas. Through the extraction process, flowers are mostly utilized for these purposes. Health care requirements of people and societies have depended on medicinal plants. People in underdeveloped nations utilize a lot of herbal medicines that are produced from medicinal plants. It contains a highly fragrant essential oil (Tagetes oil), quercetagetin, a quercetagetin glucoside, phenolics, syringic acid, methyl-3, 5-dihydroxy-4-methoxy benzoate, quercetin, thienyl and ethyl gallate, terpines, and other significant phytochemical components from various parts of the plant. The leaves are said to be beneficial for piles, renal problems, muscle discomfort, ulcers, and wounds. The flower is used to treat fevers, epileptic fits (Ayurveda), astringent, carminative, stomachic, scabies, and liver problems, as well as eye disorders. These include antibacterial, antifungal, antioxidant, and hepatoprotective properties as well as wound healing and cytotoxic and insecticidal effects. As a result of this review, we have gained new knowledge into the benefits of Tagetes erecta.
Pages: 422-427  |  931 Views  627 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Sachin TM and Homraj Sahare. A review of marigold's beneficial aspects. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(9S): 422-427.

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