Tagetes erecta



Esterified lutein shows good anti-diabetic activity, it also shows wound healing, coagulant and anti-inflammatory like activities.


Tagetes minuta

Floral parts

Tagetones A and B

Compound A showed cytotoxic activity towards MCF7 and A549 cancer cells and B against HCT116 cancer cells.


Tagetes patula


Direct use of aqueous flower extracts

Bio-controlling properties

for tomato plants against canker, early blight, wilt, fruit spot, blossom end rot and sun scald.


Tagetes Patula


Methanolic extracts

Antihyperlipidaemic and antioxidant activity on propylthiouracil induced hyperlipidemic rats.