A Review on Pharmacological Activity of Sida species
Sida species is one of the most varied genera in the Malvaceae family, and its species are used for the treatment of numerous ailments in many places across the globe, with such ethnomedicinal usage validated by pharmacological tests. The primary goal of this research is to update information on the biological and pharmacological activities, as well as the phytochemistry of Sida since the genus's previous review in 2020. Various scientific study platforms were used to gather ethnobotanical, pharmacological, and phytochemical data on the genus Sida. Our findings revealed that S. acuta, S. cordifolia, and S. rhombifolia have received the most attention, whereas S. galheirensis has received less attention. Sida species have historically been used to cure a variety of ailments, including ulcers, asthma, fever, pain, rheumatism, and diarrhea.
Keywords: S. rhombifolia.