S Bhuvaneswari1*, MG Ragunathan2 and J Jayanthi3
1Department of Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology, Guru Nanak College, Velachery, Chennai, India
2Principal, Gurunanak College, Chennai
3Head of The Department of Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology, Guru Nanak College, Velachery, Chennai, India
*Corresponding Author: S Bhuvaneswari, Department of Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology, Guru Nanak College, Velachery, Chennai, India.
Received: August 11, 2021; Published: September 23, 2021
The therapeutic properties of various herbs are well recognized worldwide. The phytochemicals in these herbs exerts various pharmacological activities. The knowledge on the traditional medicine paved the way for the development of Phytopharma industries. More than 6000 herbs and its various parts are been used in traditional as well as modern medicine. Costus spicatus is one among the herb which is been used for its various therapeutic properties. C. spicatus is an erect, succulent, perennial herb, growing up to 2.7 meters height, arising from a horizontal rhizome. This herb is found in tropical region of India and also cultivated for its commercial and medicinal value. A large numbers of chemical constituents were extracted, isolated, formulated and studied on various ailments. It is been observed that the plant possesses activities like anti diabetic, antioxidant, hepato protective astringent, anthelmintic, aphrodisiac, bitter, febrifuge and expectorant, purgative etc.
Citation: S Bhuvaneswari., et al. “Bioactivity and Pharmacological Directed Extraction and Formulation of Bioactive Components from Costus spicatus". Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences 5.10 (2021): 67-69.
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