Author(s): Aya Yaseen Mahmood Alabdali, Sasikala Chinnappan, Basma M. Abd Razik, Mogana R, Shaik Ibrahim Khalivulla, Rahman H


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00469   

Address: Aya Yaseen Mahmood Alabdali1, Sasikala Chinnappan2*, Basma M. Abd Razik3, Mogana R4, Shaik Ibrahim Khalivulla5, Rahman H6
1The University of Mashreq, Collage of Pharmacy, Iraq, Baghdad.
2,4,5Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UCSI University Kuala Lumpur (South Wing), No.1, Jalan Menara Gading, UCSI Heights 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
3Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, College of Pharmacy, Mustansiriyah University, 10001, Baghdad, Iraq.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 15,      Issue - 6,     Year - 2022

In the past few years, multiple drugs have been produced from traditional raw materials and recent pandemic disease COVID-19 once again research on this matter is being conducted to determine potential therapeutic purposes of different Ayurvedic Indian medicines and herbs. One such medicinal herb is Curcuma longa. Curcumin is strong antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antiangiogenic, anti-carcinogenic, as shown by multiple in vitro and in vivo studies. The action of the growth factor receptors is inhibited by curcumin. The anti-inflammatory effect of curcumin is obtained on the cytokines, proteolytic enzymes, eicosanoids, and lipid mediators. The superoxide radicals, nitric oxide and hydrogen peroxide, are sifted by curcumin, while lipid peroxidation is inhibited. Such properties of the compound thus form the foundation for its various therapeutic and pharmacological effects could also hold antiviral properties including COVID-19. The aim of this research is to summarize the updated pharmacological activities of curcumin.

Cite this article:
Aya Yaseen Mahmood Alabdali, Sasikala Chinnappan, Basma M. Abd Razik, Mogana R, Shaik Ibrahim Khalivulla, Rahman H. Pharmacological activities of Curcumin: An update. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(6):2809-3. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00469

Aya Yaseen Mahmood Alabdali, Sasikala Chinnappan, Basma M. Abd Razik, Mogana R, Shaik Ibrahim Khalivulla, Rahman H. Pharmacological activities of Curcumin: An update. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(6):2809-3. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00469   Available on:

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