Curcumin – A Novel Treatment Alternative for Depression

Recent research suggests curcumin, the active ingredient in the Indian spice turmeric, may be helpful against depression as well.

Curcumin, the active ingredient in the Indian spice turmeric, is a polyphenol with over 160 potentially therapeutic activities, including antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anticancer effects.1

Importantly, it has the ability to cross your blood-brain barrier and exhibits potent neuroprotective properties, suggesting it may be useful for neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s disease. Recent research also suggests it may be helpful against depression.

Source: Curcumin – A Novel Treatment Alternative for Depression

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