Curcumin (Curcuma longa) has been used in clinical settings for multiple treatment protocols including inflammation. Curcumin and the spice Tumeric have demonstrated ther ablity to both prevent and relieve inflammation due to their chemical constituents. This paper intends to discuss the herb Curcuma Longa and its active properties including the main mechanisms of action, reviews of established clinical benefits of Curcumin, including the clinical benefits for inflammation.
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