Use of Curcumin in Psoriasis

Open Access Maced J Med Sci. 2018 Jan 21;6(1):218-220. doi: 10.3889/oamjms.2018.055. eCollection 2018 Jan 25.


Curcumin is a polyphenol derived from the golden spice turmeric, which is widely used for different purposes, such as culinary spice and alimentary addictive, make - up and, finally, as a natural product for the treatment of different diseases, especially for the chronic inflammatory ones. Recently, curcumin has been proposed as a valid and safe therapeutic option for psoriasis.

Keywords: Anti - oxidant; Anti-inflammatory; Curcumin; Efficacy; Psoriasis; Safe profile.

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  • Review