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 turmeric 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 to 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.

Oral Health Begins With a Great Smile

Curcumin contains medicinal properties for systemic and oral health.

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.

Curcumin promotes detoxification of and acts as a cleanser for the body

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

Curcumin is a natural anti-inflammatory compound

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

Curcumin contains antioxidant properties that neutralize free radicals and has powerful polyphenols

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

Curcumin boosts immune system health

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

Curcumin acts as a bacteria-killer in the stomach and intestine

Therapeutic potential of curcumin in digestive diseases. (9)

Curcumin improves brain functions and reduces risk of brain diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease

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

Curcumin can help lower the risk of heart disease

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

Curcumin has been shown to make molecular changes that link to benefits regarding cancer

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

Curcumin helps arthritic patients relieve painful joints

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

Curcumin aids in relieving depression

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

Curcumin may help increase longevity and fight age-related chronic diseases

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






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