Sida rhombifolia linn: Phytochemicals composition and biological activities

Abdul Rohman, Asefin Nurul Ikhtiarini, Widiastuti Setyaningsih, Mohamad Rafi, Nanik Siti Aminah, Muhamad Insanu, Irnawati, Anjar Windarsih

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The use of herbal medicine to treat several diseases has increased in the past few years. One of the plants that can be used for herbal medicine is Sida rhombifoila Linn either using whole part or leaves part. S. rhombifolia, known with Indonesian name as Sidaguri, belongs to the family of Malvaceae. The objective of this review was to highlight the chemical composition and biological activities of S. rhombifolia. During performing this review, several abstracts, reports, and original articles were reviewed from several databases such as Scopus, Science direct, Springer, PubMed and Google Scholar. The keywords used were Sida rhombifolia or “Sidaguri”, phytochemical, pharmacological activities such as antioxidant, antidiabetic, anti-inflammatory, wound healing, analgesic, cytotoxic, antiproliferative, and anticholinesterase activity. S. rhombifolia Linn is very potential to be used as herbal medicine due to some active compounds contained in this plant including phenolic, flavonoid, saponin, and alkaloid. These compounds were responsible for its several pharmacological activities such as antidiabetic and hepatoprotective.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2950-2958
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Pharmaceutical Research
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2020


  • Antioxidant
  • Biological activities
  • Phytochemicals composition
  • Sida rhombifoila
  • Sidaguri


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