Topical Curcumin Gel Effective In Treating Burns And Scalds

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What is the effect of Topical Curcumin Gel for treating burns and scalds? In a recent research paper, published in the open access journal BioDiscovery, Dr. Madalene Heng, Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the David Geffen School of Medicine, stresses that use of topical curcumin gel for treating skin problems, like burns and scalds, is […]

Curry And Curcumin — Turmeric Offers Potential Therapy For Oral Cancers

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Curcumin, an antioxidant found in the curry spice turmeric, has been found to slow or limit the activity of the HPV virus, which causes oral and cervical cancers. Turmeric — the familiar yellow spice common in Indian and Asian cooking — may play a therapeutic role in oral cancers associated with human papillomavirus, according to […]

Curcumin May Help Overcome Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

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New research indicates that curcumin–a substance in turmeric that is best known as one of the main components of curry powder–may help fight drug-resistant tuberculosis. In Asia, turmeric is used to treat many health conditions and it has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and perhaps even anticancer properties. Investigators found that by stimulating human immune cells called macrophages, […]

Turmeric Contains Medicinal Values

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Superfood is a term sometimes used to describe food with high phytonutrient content that may confer health benefits as a result. Science is showing the protective effects of turmeric (Curcuma longa). It has been reported to possess a variety of pharmacological activities. Turmeric is a plant native to tropical South Asia that is a true […]