Plant name: Curcuma Longa: 

Active constituents: Curcumin 

Medicinal properties: 

  • Improve immune function with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-viral and antibacterial properties. 
  • Immune-modulating properties, regulating immune cell function and enhancing autoimmune responses 
  • Strong inhibitory action on pro-inflammatory cytokine production 
  • Studies found that curcumin administration reduced the inflammatory markers IL-1, IL- 6, reduced the levels of systemic inflammation- involved mediators, such as tumor necrosis factor (TNF-a), trans-forming growth factor-b (TGFb), substance P, and C-reactive protein (hs-CRP)