Tumeric For Cancer, Depression, Arthritis and More

Tumeric demonstrates anti-inflammatory effects and can be used to treat cancer as well as a variety of other diseases (1)

Inflammation is related to all sorts of problems including pain, fatigue and cognitive impairment, so the anti-inflammatory effects of Tumeric and it’s derivative Curcumin likely contribute to a lot of the herbs positive effects. (2)

The following list is a compilation of the herbs proven scientific benefits

 

 

 

 

 

The Systemic Inflammatory Response and Its Relationship to Pain and Other Symptoms in Advanced Cancer 

Curcumin has been demonstrated to be safe in six human trials and has demonstrated anti-inflammatory activity. (1)

Curcumin has anti-inflammatory properties in patients with postoperative inflammation.(2)

Curcumin was significantly more effective than placebo in improving several mood related symptoms in this study. (3)

Curcumin supplementation influences several biomarkers that may be associated with its antidepressant mechanisms of action. (4)

Curcumin is safe and efficacious in treating major depressive disorder. (5)

Curcuminoids with piperine may be used as a safe and effective add on to standard antidepressants in patients with major depressive disorders. (6)

Curcumin administration reduces depressive symptoms in patients with major depression.

Chronic curcumin ameliorates AD-related cognitive deficits and that upregulated BDNF-ERK signaling in the hippocampus. (7)

Curry consumption improves cognitive function in the elderly. (8)

Curcumin appears to enhance clearance of amyloid-beta in Alzheimer’s disease patients. (9)

Curcumin induces programmed cell death and inhibits proinflammatory prostaglandin E2 production in synovial fibroblasts of patients with rheumatoid arthritis.(10)

Curcumin intake has some beneficial effects on the recovery of eccentric exercise induced muscle damage (11)

Curcumin inhibits the growth of pancreatic cancer in a mouse experimental model. (12)

Curcumin decreases specificity protein expression in bladder cancer cells, indicating it may have anti-cancer properties. (13)

Curcumin induces programmed cell death in prostate cancer cells.(14)

Curcumin inhibits telomerase activity in human cancer cell lines.(15)

Curcumin exhibits chemopreventive properties against cholangiocarcinoma cells(16)

Curcumin has therapeutic effects in idiopathic inflammatory orbital pseudotumours.(17)

Curcumin exhibits anti-pre-cancer activity by increasing levels of vitamins C and E, and preventing lipid peroxidation and DNA damage.(18)

Oral curcumin is safe and feasible in patients with pancreatic cancer. (19)

Curcumin is safe in humans up to 8,000 mg/day when take by mouth for 3 months and has chemopreventive properties. (20)

Turmeric and curcumin are therapeutic as topical agents in cancer therapy. (21)

Curcumin has significant therapeutic activity in patients with pancreatic cancer.(22)

Review: Curcumin has therapeutic potential in multiple sclerosis. (23)

Curcumin antagonizes crucial catabolic effects of IL-1beta signaling that are known to contribute to the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis. (24)

Curcuminoids may have some beneficial effects on knee pain and quality of life in patients with knee osteoarthritis (25)

Short-term supplementation with curcuminoids attenuates systemic oxidative stress in patients with osteoarthritis. (26)

A curcumin extract is appropriate for the care of patients with joint problems and may also contribute to the regeneration of cartilage (27)

Topical application of curcumin enhanced the wound-healing process of oral ulcer in an animal model (28)

Curcumin inhibits proliferation and induces programmed cell death in leukemic cells and prolongs survival of mice with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (29)