Anti Inflammatory Properties of Turmeric

Turmeric also demonstrate anti inflammatory properties. Throughout India, turmeric was often prescribed by healers to treat arthritis and similar conditions.

Today, researchers are discovering that curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, does indeed provide some anti inflammatory properties.

Turmeric inhibits Cox-2 enzymes, the chemicals responsible for inflammation. Many drugs prescribed for conditions such as arthritis work the same way. Turmeric may one day replace drug therapy once the exact mechanism is isolated.

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