Many studies have been done on the Health Benefits of Curcumin and Turmeric

CURCUMIN is one of the most researched herbs in recent times with over 3000 studies conducted throughout the world. Dr. Prasad S, Aggarwal BB, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Texas is a big fan who wrote a scientific study on tumeric and curcumin called “The Golden Spice (1).” He notes that while modern medicine has been used to treat numerous diseases and been around for 100 years, traditional medicine has been around for 1000s of years. Using curcumin with my husband, we noticed herbs and plants continue be safe and effective while modern medicine has many side effects and contraindications.
The list below links to studies that explain scientifically proven health benefits of turmeric and curcumin. Because the level of curcumin in turmeric per pound varies from 2 – 4%, most of the studies have been done on curcumin.

 

Role of curcumin in systemic and oral health: An overview.  (2)

  • When I had a tooth extracted, I used curcumin for pain instead of the ibuprofen the dentist recommended and was pleased to discover that it worked.

The effect of curcumin (turmeric) on Alzheimer’s disease: An overview. (3)

Potential Therapeutic Effects of Curcumin, the Anti-inflammatory Agent, Against Neurodegenerative, Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, Metabolic, Autoimmune and Neoplastic Diseases. (4) See also (5) and (6).

Anticancer potential of curcumin: preclinical and clinical studies. (7)

Screening pharmaceutical preparations containing extracts of turmeric rhizome, artichoke leaf, devil’s claw root and garlic or salmon oil for antioxidant capacity. (8)

Therapeutic potential of curcumin in digestive diseases. (9)

Curcumin Enhances Neurogenesis and Cognition in Aged Rats: Implications for Transcriptional Interactions Related to Growth and Synaptic Plasticity.  (10) See also (11) and (12).

The protective role of curcumin in cardiovascular diseases. (13)

Chemopreventive Effect of Curcumin, a Naturally Occurring Anti-Inflammatory Agent, during the Promotion/Progression Stages of Colon Cancer. (14)

A randomized, pilot study to assess the efficacy and safety of curcumin in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis.  (15)

Efficacy and safety of curcumin in major depressive disorder: a randomized controlled trial. (16) Also see (17)

Curcumin, inflammation, aging and age-related diseases.  (18)

 

 

 

 

 

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