Medicinal plants are used as ancient style of providing helps too many ailments. Presently, variant peoples are looking on healthful plants for his or her primary health care wishes. The current review designates the morphological, active principles and ethnopharmacological aspects of Couroupita guianensis. Being it's a vital healthful plant in Chinese medication this are supposed to varied medical specialty activities like antipyretic, antidepressant, antiseptic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antiprotozoal, anticancer, antiulcer, antimicrobial, wound healing, antidiarrheal, antioxidant and antifertility activities. Different active constituents such as steroids, glycosides, carbohydrates, couroupitone A, couroupitone B, isatin, triterpinoids, eugenol, linoleic acid, nerol, tryptanthrin linalool, phenolic resin substances and dyes are a unit to date according in Couroupita guianesis. Well conducted biological studies area unit still required for many indications of this species. This review is useful to make interest towards Couroupita guianensis and should be helpful in rising new formulations with additional therapeutic and economical worth.