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

Use of Curcumin in Psoriasis.

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Department of Nuclear, Subnuclear and Radiation Physics, University of Rome "G. Marconi", Rome, Italy.
University G. Marconi of Rome, Dermatology and Venereology, Rome, Italy.
Medical Institute of Ministry of Interior Department of General, Vascular and Abdominal Surgery, Sofia, Bulgaria.
St├Ądtisches Klinikum Dresden, Department of Dermatology and Allergology, 01067 Dresden, Germany.
Department of Biomedical Experimental and Clinical Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy.
Institute of Dermatological and Regenerative Sciences, Florence, Italy.


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.


Anti - oxidant; Anti-inflammatory; Curcumin; Efficacy; Psoriasis; Safe profile

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