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Curcumin (Turmeric) Supresses Inflammation and Pain

Research shows curcumin acts as a scavenger of nitric oxide and inhibits COX-2, a pro-inflammatory substance. Also a potent scavenger of superoxide, the anti-inflammatory activity and superoxide scavenging property of curcumin are proven correlated. Clinically, curcumin has worked as well … Continue reading

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TURMERIC Found More Effective Than Phenylbutazone

Diet & Nutrition, Equine Healthcare Curcumin reduces acute pain and inflammation better than NSAID phenylbutazone (5)The anti-inflammatory activity of curcumin was evaluated in a group of patients who underwent surgery or suffered from trauma. A double-blind controlled-trial in which three … Continue reading

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Ways to increase dopamine levels to boost brain productivity

Dopamine is involved in different functions including motivation, movement, reward and even addiction. Increased dopamine levels help people to stay focused and productive. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter generated by the brain which produces enough energy to run the body. It … Continue reading

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Xanthorrhizol: a review of its pharmacological activities and anticancer properties

Xanthorrhizol: a review of its pharmacological activities and anticancer properties Oon SF1, Nallappan M1, Tee TT2, Shohaimi S1, Kassim NK3, Sa’ariwijaya MS4, Cheah YH2. Cancer Cell Int. 2015 Oct 21;15:100 Abstract Xanthorrhizol (XNT) is a bisabolane-type sesquiterpenoid compound extracted from … Continue reading

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Science of bio available curcumin

Scientific support Full article Turmeric has a long history of traditional medicinal use in India to address many conditions. Modern cellular studies on curcumin have validated most of its traditional uses and the potential to address natural life conditions typical … Continue reading

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Antioxidative curcuminoids from rhizomes of Curcuma Xanthorrrhiza

Antooxidative curcuminoids from rhizoms of curcuma xanthorrhiza

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Xanthorrhizol and lung metastasis model in mice

Xanthorrhizol in lung metastasis model in mice

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Effect of Curcumin xanthorrhiza on lipid metabolism in rats

Effect of Curcumin Xanthorrhiza on lipid metabolism in rats

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Anti-proliferative and immunomodulatory activities of compounds isolated from Curcuma longa

Anti-proliferative and immunomodulatory activities of Curcuma Longa compounds

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Fast simultaneous quantitation of three curcuminoids

Fast simultaneous quantitation of three curcuminoids

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Curcumin in a gastric ulcer model system

The anti ulcer effect of bisdemethoxy curcumin,a yellow pigment found mainly in rhizomes of Curcuma longa, was compared with curcumin in gastric ulcer model systems to validate its clinical application as aremedy for peptic ulcer Curcumin in a gastric ulcer … Continue reading

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Resveratrol and Curcumin For Inflammatory Disorders

PDF File Combined Resveratrol and Curcumin for Autoimmune and Inflammatory Disorders Source: Primal Docs http://primaldocs.com/opinion/combined-resveratrol-and-curcumin-for-autoimmune-and-inflammatory-disorders/ Thanks to exciting new research, we can more effectively manage autoimmune diseases and chronic inflammatory disorders that plague so many people today. This new approach … Continue reading

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Turmeric – The Genus Curcuma

Edited by P.N. Ravindrin., K Nirmal Babu., and K. Sivaraman 2007 This is a comprehensive review of the literature on Turmeric BIOCHEM PHARMACOL 52;4:519-525, 1996

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Effects of Curcuma xanthorrhiza Roxb. and curcuminoids on the level of serum and liver lipids, serum apolipoprotein A-I and lipogenic enzymes in rats.

Abstract–Curcuma xanthorrhiza Roxb., a medicinal plant used in Indonesia, has been shown to exert diverse physiological functions. However, little attention has been paid to its effect on lipid metabolism. We have investigated the effects of C. xanthorrhiza on serum and … Continue reading

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Xanthorrhizol, a natural sesquiterpenoid from Curcuma xanthorrhiza, has an anti-metastatic potential in experimental mouse lung metastasis model.

Xanthorrhizol is a sesquiterpenoid compound isolated from the rhizome of Curcuma xanthorrhiza. In this study, the anti-metastatic activity of xanthorrhizol was evaluated by using an in vivo mouse lung metastasis model and a tumor mass formation assay.Interestingly, xanthorrhizol dramatically inhibited … Continue reading

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Curcumin longa

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) /ˈtɜrmərɪk/ is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae.[2] It is native in southwest India, and needs temperatures between 20 and 30°C (68 and 86°F) and a considerable amount of annual rainfall to thrive.[3] … Continue reading

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Curcumin as a potential non-steroidal contraceptive with spermicidal and microbicidal properties.

Curcumin as a potential non-steroidal contraceptive with spermicidal and microbicidal properties. Naz RK, et al. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2014. Show full citation Abstract OBJECTIVE: Curcumin, a component of the curry powder turmeric, has immense biological properties, including … Continue reading

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Curcumin and Cancer Cells: How Many Ways Can Curry Kill Tumor Cells Selectively?

Abstract Authors: Jayaraj Ravindran, Sahdeo Prasad, and Bharat B. Aggarwal AAPS J. 2009 Sep; 11(3): 495–510. Published online 2009 Jul 10. doi:  10.1208/s12248-009-9128-x Article in full Cancer is a hyperproliferative disorder that is usually treated by chemotherapeutic agents that are toxic … Continue reading

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Curcumin: an orally bioavailable blocker of TNF and other pro-inflammatory biomarkers.

Aggarwal BB1, Gupta SC, Sung B. Br J Pharmacol. 2013 Aug;169(8):1672-92. doi: 10.1111/bph.12131.   Full article AbstractTNFs are major mediators of inflammation and inflammation-related diseases, hence, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of blockers … Continue reading

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Curcumin suppresses the production of interleukin-6 in Prevotella intermedia lipopolysaccharide-activated RAW 264.7 cells

Sung-Jo Kim J Periodontal Implant Sci. 2011 Jun; 41(3): 157–163. Published online 2011 Jun 30. doi:  10.5051/jpis.2011.41.3.157   Full article Abstract Purpose Curcumin is known to exert numerous biological effects including anti-inflammatory activity. In this study, we investigated the effects … Continue reading

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Curcumin Suppresses T Cell Activation by Blocking Ca2+ Mobilization and Nuclear Factor of Activated T Cells (NFAT) Activation

Christian Kliem,‡ Anette Merling,§ Marco Giaisi,§ Rebecca Köhler,§ Peter H. Krammer,§ and Min Li-Weber§,1 J Biol Chem. 2012 Mar 23; 287(13): 10200–10209. Published online 2012 Feb 2. doi:  10.1074/jbc.M111.318733 Full article Abstract Purpose Curcumin is known to exert numerous biological … Continue reading

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Piperine In Black Pepper Increases Bioavailability Of Beneficial Turmeric Compounds by 2000%

Substance In Black Pepper Increases Bioavailability Of Beneficial Turmeric Compounds by 2000%

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Turmeric – the Golden Spice of Life

Synopsis of Turmeric’s Healing Properties Besides flavoring food, to purify the blood and skin conditions remedy is probably the most common use of Turmeric in Ayurveda. The main organs that turmeric treats are the skin, heart, liver and lungs. Turmeric … Continue reading

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Turmeric and warfarin

Non refereed comment Herbal supplements we take can interact with certain drugs. It is thus very important to know about these interactions before you start taking *any* supplements. Warfarin is a drug taken to treat blood clots. It goes by the … Continue reading

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