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Curcumin and Lupus

Can Curcumin be Beneficial in Lupus Treatment? The reason curcumin (derived from the spice turmeric) may help with the treatment of an inflammatory disease like Lupus is that curcumin has scientifically-documented anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. What is Lupus? Lupus is an autoimmune disease that primarily affects women, and symptoms usually develop between the ages of 15 and 44. According to […]

Curcumin and Arthritis Treatment

One new study suggests curcumin’s value for arthritis treatment. The American Botanical Council released this article on Special Turmeric Extract Benefits Osteoarthritis Patients Researchers in Italy selected 50 patients with X-ray diagnosed osteoarthritis in either one or both knees to evaluate if the special turmeric formulation called Meriva® could provide more benefits to their standard medical […]

Curcumin and Alzheimer Patients

Remarkable recoveries have been reported in Alzheimer patients after use of curcumin. A study published in the AYU Journal and sited in The National Center for Biotechnology Information described three patients with Alzheimer’s disease whose behavioral symptoms were “improved remarkably” as a result of consuming curcumin 100 mg/day for 12 weeks. Case 1 The patient was an 83-year-old […]

Curcumin and Cancer

Targeting Cancer Stem Cells by Curcumin and Clinical Applications Published on the US National Library of Medicine. Joseph Mercola stated on According to Dr. William LaValley, who focuses most of his clinical work on the treatment of cancer, curcumin—a derivative of turmeric, and the pigment that gives the curry spice turmeric its yellow-orange color—may […]