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                                                  Curcuma longa

                                  Estudios científicos y Bibliografía:


(1) Azuine MA, Bhide SV. (1992). Chemopreventive effect of turmeric against stomach and skin tumors induced by chemical carcinogens in Swiss mice. Nutr Cancer, 17(1): 77-83.


(2) Chan MM, Huang HI, Fenton MR, Fong D. (1998). In vivo inhibition of nitric oxide synthase gene expresion by curcumin, a cancer preventive natural product with anti-inflamatory propierties. Biochem Pharmacol, 55: 1955-1962.


(3) Deodhar SD, Sethi R, Scrimal RC. (1980). Preliminary study on antirheumatic activity of curcumin. Indian J Med Res, 71: 632-634.


(4) Ghatak N, Basu N. (1972). Sodium curcuminate as an effective anti-inflammatory agent. Indian J Exp Biol, 10(3): 235-6.


(5) Hanif R, Qiao L, Shiff SJ, Rigas B. (1997). Curcumin, a natural plant phenolic food additive, inhibits cell proliferation and induces cell cycle changes in colon adenocarcinoma cell lines by a prostaglandinindependent pathway. J Lab Clin Med, 130(6): 576-484.


(6) Hong RL, Sponhn WH, Hung MC. (1999). Curcumin inhibits tyrosine kinase activity of pl 85neu and also depletes pl85neu. Clin Cancer Res, 5(7): 1884-189 1.


(7) Huang HC, Jan TR, Yeh SF. (1992). Inhibitory effect of curcumin, an anti-inflammatory agent, on vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation. Eur J Pharmacol, 221: 381-384.


(8) Kawamori T, Lubet R, Steele VE, Kelloff GJ, Kaskey RB, Rao CV, Reddy BS. (1999). Chemopreventive effect of curcumin, a naturaly occurring anti-inflammatory agent, during the promotion/progression stages of colon cancer. Cancer Res, 59: 597-601.


(9) Limtrakul P, Lipigorngoson S, Namwong O, Apisariyaku1 A, Dunn FW. (1997). Inhibitory effect of dietery curcumin on skin carcinogenesis in mice. Cancer Lett, 116(2): 197-203. Lin JK, Shih CA. (1994). Inhibitory effect of curcumin on xanthine dehydrogenase/oxidase induced by phorbol12-myristate-13-acetate in NIH3T3 cells. Carcinogenesis, 15(8): 1717-1721.


(10) Menon LG, Kuttan R, Kuttan G. (1995). Inhibition of lung metastais in mice induced by B16F10 melanoma cells by polyphenolic compounds. Cancer Lett, 95: 221-225.


(11) (12) Ruby AJ, Kuttan G, Babu KD, Rajasekharan KN, Kuttan R. (1995). Anti-tumor and antioxidant activity of natural curcuminoids. Cancer Lett, 94(1): 79-83.


(12) Satoskar RR, Shan SJ, Shenoy SG. (1986). Evaluation of aniinflamatory property of curcumin (diferuloilmethane) in patients with postoperative inflammation. Int J Clin Phannacol, 24: 651-654.


(13) Sharma OP. (1976). Antioxidant activity of curcumin and related compounds. Biochem Pharmacol, 25: 1811-1812.


(14) Venkatesan N, Chandrakasan G. (1995). Modulation of cyclophosphamide-induced early lung injury by curcumin, an antiinflammatory antioxidant. Mol Cell Biochem, 142(1): 79-87.


(15) Apisariyakal A, Vamittanakom N, Buddhasukh D. (1995). Antifungal activity of turmeric oil extracted from Curcuma longa (Zingiberaceae). J Ethnopharmacol, 49: 163-169.


(16) Babu PS, Srinivasan K. (1998). Amelioration of renal lesions associated with diabetes by dietary curcumin in streptozotocin diabetic rats. Mol cell Biochem, 181(1-2): 87-96. Benerjee A, Nigam SS. (1978).


(17) Antimicrobial efficacy of the essential oil of Curcuma longa. Ind J Med Res, 68: 864-866.


(18) Bosman B. (1994). Testing of lipoxygenase inhibitors, cyclooxygenase inhibitors, drugs with immunomodulating properties and some reference antipsoriatic drugs in the modified mouse tail test, an animal model of psoriasis. Skin Pharmacol, 7(6): 324-334.


(19) Dittrich R, Muller A, Hensen J, Wildt L. (1999). The inhibition of low density lipoprotein oxidation by 17-alpha estradiol. Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes, 107: 53-57.


(20) Greene EC, Paller MS. (1994). Calcium and free radicals in hypoxia/reoxygenation injury of renal epithelial cells. Am J Physiol, 166: F13-20.


(21) Hussain M, Chandrasekhara N. (1992). Effects of curcumin of cholesterol gall-stone induction in mice. Indian J Med Res, 96: 288-291.


(22) Hussain M, Chandrasekhara N. (1994). Biliary proteins from hepatic bile of rats fed curcumin or capsaicin inhibit cholesterol crystal nucleation in supersaturated model bile. Ind J Biochem Biophys, 31: 407412.


  • Curcuma longa


    Cualidades y características:


    - Previene las complicaciones de muchas patologías como las enfermedades hepáticas, renales, cardiovasculares, neurodegenerativas, en la diabetes y en el desarrollo de las cataratas. (16) (18) (19) (20)

    - Posee una gran actividad antibacteriana, antifúngica y antiparasitaria. (15) (16) (17)

    - Tiene gran actividad antireumática. (2) (3) (4)

    - Ha demostrado efectos benéficos específicos en tejidos y órganos, como la piel, el sistema gastrointestinal, sistema respiratorio y en el hígado. (16) (22)

    - Tiene efectos antiinflamatorios. (2) (4) (7) (8) (12) (14)

    - Ayuda a disminuir el colesterol, los triglicéridos y los fosfolípidos plasmáticos del colesterol malo (LDL). (21) (22)

    - Posee una gran actividad anticancerígena.(1) (2) (5) (6) (8) (9) (10) (11).


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