Slide Show: Therapeutic Potential of Curcumin Derived from Turmeric

A large body of research shows curcumin has far-reaching benefits in the realm of heart health, joint health, and diabetes and cancer prevention. It also has therapeutic effects against Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis (MS), cataract formation, HIV and drug-induced toxicity of the heart, lungs and kidneys. This slide show, adapted from chapter 36 of CRC Press’ e-book, “Herbal and Traditional Medicine,” delves into the studies behind curcumin and its applications for various health conditions.

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