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P-ISSN: 2394-0514, E-ISSN: 2321-2187   |   Impact Factor: RJIF 5.20
International Journal of Herbal Medicine
Vol. 7, Issue 3, Part A (2019)

Curcumin: A multifaceted herbal medicine

Author(s): Chhavi Sharma
Abstract: Curcumin, is a phenolic compounds isolated from the roots of Curcuma longa (Zingiberaceae), exhibit a variety of beneficial effects on health and on events that help in preventing certain diseases. These plant-derived chemicals have generated considerable interest recently for their potential to show great variety of pharmacological activities such as anti-inflammation, antioxidant, neuro protection, anti-cancer etc by modulation of several important molecular targets including transcription factors, cytokines, cell cycle proteins etc. As a result of extensive epidemiological, clinical, and animal studies, several molecular mechanisms are developed that elucidate multiple biological effects of curcumin. The purpose of this review is to provide a brief summary for research awareness of the effects of curcumin on the subject of potential health benefits.
Pages: 52-58  |  2369 Views  237 Downloads

International Journal of Herbal Medicine
How to cite this article:
Chhavi Sharma. Curcumin: A multifaceted herbal medicine. Int J Herb Med 2019;7(3):52-58.

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