Turmeric Compound May Improve Cognitive Function

Turmeric Compound May Work As Depression Treatment
Turmeric Compound May Work As Depression Treatment
Participants given capsule containing curcumin showed greater improvement in attention, memory compared to those on placebo.

Curcumin possesses many properties which may prevent or ameliorate pathological processes underlying age-related cognitive decline, dementia or mood disorders. However, these benefits in preclinical studies have not been established in humans.

This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial examined the acute (one and three hours after a single dose), chronic (four weeks) and acute-on-chronic (one and three hour after single dose following chronic treatment) effects of solid lipid curcumin formulation (400 mg as Longvida®) on cognitive function, mood and blood biomarkers in 60 healthy adults aged 60 to 85 years.

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