Canna indica L. (Cannaceae): A review on phytochemical, medicinal, pharmacological and biological studies

  • Prashant Kumar Yadav Faculty of pharmacy, Bhupal Noble's University, Maharana Pratap Station Road, Sevashram Circle, Udaipur-313001, Rajasthan, India
  • S.S. Sisdia o Faculty of pharmacy, Bhupal Noble's University, Maharana Pratap Station Road, Sevashram Circle, Udaipur-313001, Rajasthan, India


This review article aims to supply in order which is necessary to assert and look at its pharmacognostic, biological and pharmacological profile. Every part of Canna has valuable properties that can serve humankind so the whole plant can be extensively studied for further research aspects. Considering the extensive uses of C. indica L. roots, leaves and rhizomes, the present article work is an attempt to explore phyto-compounds present in Canna indica L. roots leaves, and rhizomes possibly answerable for unusual pharmacological activities exhibited and thereby therapeutic uses predictable to them. This article mainly emphasized on phytoconstituents present in various parts of Canna indica L. and their corresponding biological and pharmacological activities.

Keywords: Canna indica L., origin, phytoconstituents, biological and pharmacological activities


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Prashant Kumar Yadav, Faculty of pharmacy, Bhupal Noble's University, Maharana Pratap Station Road, Sevashram Circle, Udaipur-313001, Rajasthan, India

Faculty of pharmacy, Bhupal Noble's University, Maharana Pratap Station Road, Sevashram Circle, Udaipur-313001, Rajasthan, India

S.S. Sisdia o, Faculty of pharmacy, Bhupal Noble's University, Maharana Pratap Station Road, Sevashram Circle, Udaipur-313001, Rajasthan, India

Faculty of pharmacy, Bhupal Noble's University, Maharana Pratap Station Road, Sevashram Circle, Udaipur-313001, Rajasthan, India


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