Anti- inflammatory Activity of Curcumin from Turmeric

The turmeric plant has been used for medicine and food, curcumin compound is present in that and it is having anti inflammatory activity. Most people take curcumin for its most popular attribute, reduction in inflammation, especially in joint related problems. It blocks an inflammatory enzyme abbreviated COX. People do notice relief from pain.
Uses of curcumin derivatives:

Brain health:
Curcumin influence mutiple actions and many of these are directly related to diminish inflammation or maintaining homeostasis with regard to inflammatory processes and ability to decrease and block the elevated level of beta-amyloid plaque accumulation in the brain. It can protect brain cells from worsening in addition to stimulating the extension of new neurons, especially in the hippocampus (memory storage) and increase the levels of mood boosting neurotransmitters like dopamine, serotonin and tryptophan, these are helping to cheered the depression. It is mainly used in pharmaceutical anti-depressant drugs.
Anticancer Activity:
Curcumin is having antioxidant activity and shelter the body from oxidative stress. It is detoxify the harmful substances. Curcumin block the carcinogenic substances from generate cellular damage that ultimately results in cancer. It can repress tumor begining, metastasis and stimulation. Curcumin is increase the activity of cancer drugs and may protect normal cells from the toxic effects of radiation treatments and chemotherapy drugs .

Journal of Chemistry and Applications

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