Turmeric is one of the most researched gifts of nature. Turmeric and its active ingredient have been the main focus of over 5600 peer-reviewed studies. There are over 600 preventative and therapeutic applications of turmeric, and another 175 distinct beneficial physiological effects.
Turmeric is a rather versatile spice, and it is as great as some of the greatest medication.
- Lipitor/Atorvastatin (cholesterol medication)
Curcuminoids from Turmeric can help patients with cholesterol issues.
- Corticosteroids (steroid medication)
Curcumin compared favorably to steroids when it comes to managing chronic anterior uvetis. Curcumin is also as great as dexamethasone.
- Prozac/Fluoxetine & Imipramine (antidepressants)
Curcumin compared favorable to these drugs when it comes to reducing depressive behavior in animal models.
- Aspirin (blood thinner)
Curcumin may help patients prone to vascular thromboids in need of anti-arthritis treatment.
- Anti-inflammatory drugs
Curcumin is a safer alternative to aspirin, ibuprofen, sulindac, phenylbutazone, naproxen, indomethacin, diclofenac, dexamethasone, celecoxib, and tamoxifen
- Oxaliplatin (chemo drug)
Curcumin compares favorable to oxaliplatin as an antiproliferative agent in colorectal cell lines.
- Metformin (diabetes drug)
Curcumin can be of great help for diabetics. It is able to activate AMPK and suppress gluconeogenic gene expression in hepatoma cells. Curcumin is 500-100,00 more powerful than metformin when it comes to activating AMPK and acetyl-CoA carboxylase (ACC).