Biological Systems: Open Access

Biological Systems: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-6577


Sajida Parveen Malik

Sajida Parveen Malik
School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (SMME),
H-12 Islamabad

  • Review Article
    Effectiveness of Curcumin Therapy against Inflammation and Cancers
    Author(s): Sajida Parveen MalikSajida Parveen Malik

    Plant isolated compounds have been in use to treat various ailments and to support normal physiological functions since long. Curcumin is also known for its beneficial health effects in the world of phytochemicals. Chemical name of curcumin is diferuloylmethane and it is extracted from turmeric and used for the prevention and cure of different inflammatory diseases. Inflammation is one of the root causes of diseases like arthritis, obesity, metabolic diseases like type II diabetes, pancreatitis, and neurodegenerative diseases cardiovascular even certain types of cancer. In Ayurveda medicine, turmeric has long been used for the treatment of different inflammatory disorders. Recent studies have shown that turmeric has an ingredient curcumin that is effectively applicable to therapeutic processes. Further, evidence has shown that inflammatory cell invasion, proliferation and angiogenesis.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2329-6577.1000183

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