Available online at CURCUMA CAESIA ROXB. AND IT’S MEDICINAL. USES: A REVIEW. Sonjit Das, ProdyutMondal and Md. Kamaruz Zaman*. PDF | On Apr 19, , Sonjit Das and others published CURCUMA CAESIA ROXB. AND IT’S MEDICINAL USES: A REVIEW. Black turmeric is known to have certain medicinal values. The curcumin content when I read certain papers, It was very low ~ %. Now I am wondering.

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Student’s t test was performed to compare the mean values with the positive control. Studies on product of browning reaction prepared from glucoseamine.

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Plant-derived products as antimutagens. New Central Book Agency; Mantle D, Wilkins RM. Where Ab is the absorption of the control and Aa is the absorption of the extract sample.

Support Center Support Center. RESULTS Preliminary phytochemical screening reveals the presence of alkaloids, carbohydrates, reducing sugars, flavonoids, terpenes, steroids, and tannins in the methanolic extract of C. The rhizomes of Curcuma caesia Roxb. Biochem Biophys Res Commun.

Therefore, we have examined the rhizome extracts of C. Chemical carcinogenesis and chemoprevention: Non enzymatic antioxidant defence systems.

Food, Physical Activity, and the Prevention of Cancer: The highest concentration of phenols was measured in ethanolic followed by methanolic, ethyl acetate and aqueous extracts.

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Melatonin and radioprotection from genetic damage: It was also to have the protective effects against the liver and kidney. Iran J Pharm Sci.


The reaction mixture was prepared by mixing 0. Study of the anti-ulcerogenic activity of the ethanolic extracts of rhizome of Curcuma caesia eecc against gastic ulcers in experimental animals.

A colorimetric method for the determination of serum glutamic oxalacetic and glutamic pyruvic transaminases. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Aqueous extract of Iranian green tea prevents lipid peroxidation and chronic ethanol liver toxicity in rats. Also the biochemical analysis was performed from both the liver and kidney.

The assay was performed following[ 26 ] with slight modifications. Handbook of Medicinal Plants. Pharmacognostic parameters for evaluation of the rhizomes of Curcuma caesia. Natural Antioxidant in Human Health and Disease.

Elsevier Applied Science; London: The total phenolic contents in the examined plant extracts using the Folin Cioclteu’s reagent is expressed in terms of gallic acid equivalent the standard curve: Synthetic antioxidants such as butylated hydroxytoluene BHTbutylated hydroxyanisole BHA are preferable but can cause serious ill effects in human health as per recent reports Lobo et al.

For the experiment with S9 mix, 0. To the best of our knowledge there is no report available on the antimutagenic activity of C. Antioxidant activity The free radical scavenging activity of the rhizome extracts of C.

They were provided standard mice feed. The reducing power of extracts of C. The reduction percentage of micronuclei was Treatment of cancer with chemotherapeutic drugs has been suggested to prevent cancer cells however they are often limited with their toxicity to normal cells.


The rhizomes were cut into pieces and sun dried. Determination of total phenolic contents in the plant extracts The concentration of phenolics in plant extracts was determined using Folin Ciocalteau method [26] with little modifications.

Based on the antioxidant activity, three of the rhizome extracts were evaluated for their antimutagenic properties against indirect acting mutagen cyclophosphamide CP using Salmonella typhimurium strains TA98 and TA Each animal received distilled water Group 2: The mechanism of antioxidant action in vitro.

Spectrum Books Ltd; Antifungal activity of the essential oil of Curcuma caesia Roxb.

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The genotypes of the test strains were checked routinely for their histidine requirement, rfa mutatios, UV sensitivity uvrB mutation. Materials and methods 2.

The induction of micronucleated polychromatic erythrocytes in mice using single and multiple treatments. Antimutagenic activity of methanolic extract of Ganoderma lucidum and its effect on hepatic damage caused by benzo[ a ]pyrene. This article has been cited acesia other articles in PMC. MECC has high phenol content,[ 22 ] it is also a good source of antioxidant and antimutagenic activity.

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