Curcumin as an Alzheimer’s Treatment

Curcuma longa

Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other intellectual abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. This disease, is due, in part, to the accumulation of amyloid, a protein, in the brain. Oxidative damage and inflammation are also associated with the progression of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). […]

Curcumin and Anticancer Effects

Curcumin

Curcumin is a biologically active component of turmeric (Curcuma longa). This spice has been part of  traditional Indian and Chinese medicine for thousands of years. Curcumin is the most important biologically active phytochemical compound of  Turmeric. Curcumin is one of 3 curcuminoids of turmeric. The other two curcuminoids are bisdemethoxycurcumin and demethoxycurcumin. Curcuminoids comprise about […]