A Comprehensive Review on Phytochemistry, Analytical and Pharmacological Profile of Tagetes species

Swathi Naraparaju *

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Gokaraju Rangaraju College of Pharmacy, Bachupally, Hyderabad-500090, Telangana, India.

Meghana Kothapalli

Department of Pharmaceutical Analysis, Gokaraju College of Pharmacy, Bachupally, Hyderabad-500090, Telangana, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


The demands of both individuals and their communities in terms of health care have been greatly impacted by medicinal plants. In developing nations, the use of herbal remedies derived from medicinal plants is a common practice. Since ancient times, people have recognized the therapeutic benefits of traditional herbal medicines. In the plant kingdom, Tagetes species, which are most widespread in the Asteraceae family, are utilized in a variety of contexts, including medicine, cosmetic preparation, and residential design. It comes in a variety of colors and fragrances. A number of extraction procedures and phytochemical screening methods and analytical methods for the quantification of its constituents were available in the scientific reports. The phytoconstituents present in Tagetes species are responsible for their pharmacological activities, such as antibacterial, antioxidant, hepatoprotective activities, etc. This review provides valuable insights on phytochemistry, analytical and pharmacological profiles of various types of Tagetes species.

Keywords: Tagetes Erecta, Tagetes Patula, Tagetes Minuta, hydro-distillation

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Naraparaju, S., & Kothapalli, M. (2024). A Comprehensive Review on Phytochemistry, Analytical and Pharmacological Profile of Tagetes species. South Asian Research Journal of Natural Products, 7(1), 68–76. Retrieved from https://journalsarjnp.com/index.php/SARJNP/article/view/141


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