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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

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Animal Studies

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Randomized Controlled Trials


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Jogender Mehla, Pooja Gupta, Monika Pahuja, Deepti Diwan, Diksha Diksha
Indian Medicinal Herbs and Formulations for Alzheimer's Disease, from Traditional Knowledge to Scientific Assessment.
Brain Sci: 2020, 10(12);
[PubMed:33321899] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P e)

Touran Mahmoudi, Zahra Lorigooini, Mahmoud Rafieian-Kopaei, Mehran Arabi, Zahra Rabiei, Elham Bijad, Sedigheh Kazemi
Effect of Curcuma zedoaria hydro-alcoholic extract on learning, memory deficits and oxidative damage of brain tissue following seizures induced by pentylenetetrazole in rat.
Behav Brain Funct: 2020, 16(1);7
[PubMed:33023622] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I e)

Prince Kumar, Deepak Sharma
Mol Biol Rep: 2020, 47(8);5699-5710
[PubMed:32803504] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Saba Naqvi, Archna Panghal, S J S Flora
Nanotechnology: A Promising Approach for Delivery of Neuroprotective Drugs.
Front Neurosci: 2020, 14;494
[PubMed:32581676] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P e)

Ruiqi Huang, Yanjing Zhu, Lijuan Lin, Simin Song, Liming Cheng, Rongrong Zhu
Solid Lipid Nanoparticles Enhanced the Neuroprotective Role of Curcumin against Epilepsy through Activation of Bcl-2 Family and P38 MAPK Pathways.
ACS Chem Neurosci: 2020, 11(13);1985-1995
[PubMed:32464055] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)



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