The phytochemical and pharmacological activity of extract Kirinyuh (Chromolaena odorata L.) leaves: A Review

Erna Harfiani, Yudhi Nugraha, Citra Ayu Aprilia, Feda Anisah Makkiyah, Ratna Puspita, Viol Dhea Kharisma, Muhammad Hermawan Widyananda, Ahmad Affan Ali Murtadlo, Dora Dayu Rahma Turista, Muhammad Badrut Tamam, Riso Sari Mandeli, Mirella Fonda Maahury, Devi Purnamasari, Muhammad Arya Ghifari, Muhammad Thoriq Albari, Muhammad Raffi Ghifari, Asmi Citra Malina A.R. Tasakka, Alexander Patera Nugraha, Rahadian Zainul

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C. odorata L. is considered to be a plant weed that is scattered in various climates. As a weed, this plant contains a variety of beneficial secondary metabolites. Several studies have shown the benefits of C. odorata L. leaf extract. This study reviews the metabolite content and the pharmacological activities of C. odorata L. leaf extract. A literature search was carried out to obtain various studies related to the use of this plant extract. Secondary metabolites identified in C. odorata L. are alkaloids, flavonoids, tannins, saponins, and steroids. Several reports have also shown that even though it is considered a weed, C. odorata L. leaf extract also provides many benefits due to its pharmacological activities. Various pharmacological activities include anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, antioxidant, antidyslipidemia, hematologic agent, anti-diabetic and anti-cataract, analgesic and antipyretic, wound healing, anti-malaria, mosquito larvicidal, anti-hypercholesterolemia, and antifungal.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)580-586
Number of pages7
JournalPharmacognosy Journal
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2022


  • Characterization
  • Chromolaena odorata
  • Pharmacological activity
  • Phytochemical
  • kirinyuh


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