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Tumeric is a non-scientific common name that may refer to a number of plant species and varieties.


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Historical Use of Tumeric

Tumeric in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Historical Use of Tumeric in Western Medicine

Quote Paraph: "…various substances intended to have a sedative effect were given, e.g….
Sec Auth: Eadie MJ and Bladin PF
Title: A Disease Once Sacred. John Libbey & Company Ltd, 2001
Page: 168
Source: A Disease Once Sacred, John Libbey & Company Ltd, 2001, M.J. Eadie and P.F. Bladin
Complete: Eadie MJ, Bladin PF. A disease once sacred: a history of the medical understanding of epilepsy. Eastleigh: John Libbey; 2001. p. 168.
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Synonymns for Tumeric

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Tumeric

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Tumeric in the Treatment of Epilepesy

Basic Science

Animal Studies

Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials

Randomized Controlled Trials


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Lucas Fornari Laurindo, Gabriel Magno de Carvalho, Bárbara de Oliveira Zanuso, Maria Eduardo Figueira, Rosa Direito, Ricardo de Alvares Goulart, Daiene Santos Buglio, Sandra Maria Barbalho
Curcumin-Based Nanomedicines in the Treatment of Inflammatory and Immunomodulated Diseases: An Evidence-Based Comprehensive Review.
Pharmaceutics: 2023, 15(1);
[PubMed:36678859] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P e)

Mobina Amanollahi, Melika Jameie, Arash Heidari, Nima Rezaei
The Dialogue Between Neuroinflammation and Adult Neurogenesis: Mechanisms Involved and Alterations in Neurological Diseases.
Mol Neurobiol: 2023, 60(2);923-959
[PubMed:36383328] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Yao Zeng, Yalan Lv, Mengyun Hu, Feng Guo, Chunbo Zhang
Curcumin-loaded hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex with enhanced dissolution and oral bioavailability for epilepsy treatment.
Xenobiotica: 2022, 52(7);718-728
[PubMed:36227237] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Mina Erfani, Farah Ashrafzadeh, Hamid Reza Rahimi, Seyed Ali Ebrahimi, Keivan Kalali, Mehran Beiraghi Toosi, Elnaz Faraji Rad
Effect of Curcumin on Pediatric Intractable Epilepsy.
Iran J Child Neurol: 2022, 16(3);35-45
[PubMed:36204434] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)

Karla Slowing, Francisca Gomez, Mercedes Delgado, Rubén Fernández de la Rosa, Nira Hernández-Martín, Miguel Ángel Pozo, Luis García-García
PET Imaging and Neurohistochemistry Reveal that Curcumin Attenuates Brain Hypometabolism and Hippocampal Damage Induced by Status Epilepticus in Rats.
Planta Med: 2023, 89(4);364-376
[PubMed:36130709] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)



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