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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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1
Department of Nuclear, Subnuclear and Radiation Physics, University of Rome "G. Marconi", Rome, Italy.
2
University G. Marconi of Rome, Dermatology and Venereology, Rome, Italy.
3
Medical Institute of Ministry of Interior Department of General, Vascular and Abdominal Surgery, Sofia, Bulgaria.
4
St├Ądtisches Klinikum Dresden, Department of Dermatology and Allergology, 01067 Dresden, Germany.
5
Department of Biomedical Experimental and Clinical Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy.
6
Institute of Dermatological and Regenerative Sciences, Florence, Italy.

Abstract

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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