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Curcumin: A medicinal plant and its effects in medicine and dentistry

@article{GroverH2015CurcuminAM,
  title={Curcumin: A medicinal plant and its effects in medicine and dentistry},
  author={S. GroverH. and H. Deswal and Amit Bhardwaj},
  journal={International Journal of Contemporary Dental and Medical Reviews},
  year={2015},
  volume={2015}
}
  • S. GroverH., H. Deswal, Amit Bhardwaj
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Contemporary Dental and Medical Reviews
  • Since ancient time plants have been a major source of medicine. Curcumin (diferuloylmethane) is an orange-yellow component of turmeric ( Curcuma longa ), a spice often found in curry powder. Traditionally known for its anti-inflammatory effects, C. longa has a long history of the curative use in the Ayurvedic and Chinese systems of medicine. Curcumin, a polyphenolic constituent, is the active ingredient in dietary spice turmeric. While numerous pharmacological activities, including antioxidant… CONTINUE READING
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