Effects of Turmeric (Curcuma longa) on Skin Health: A Systematic Review of the Clinical Evidence

@article{Vaughn2016EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of Turmeric (Curcuma longa) on Skin Health: A Systematic Review of the Clinical Evidence},
  author={A. R. Vaughn and A. Branum and R. Sivamani},
  journal={Phytotherapy Research},
  year={2016},
  volume={30},
  pages={1243 - 1264}
}
Turmeric (Curcuma longa), a commonly used spice throughout the world, has been shown to exhibit antiinflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, and anti‐neoplastic properties. Growing evidence shows that an active component of turmeric, curcumin, may be used medically to treat a variety of dermatologic diseases. This systematic review was conducted to examine the evidence for the use of both topical and ingested turmeric/curcumin to modulate skin health and function. The PubMed and Embase… Expand
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