According to the Department of Pharmacology, Government Medical College, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India Curcumin has shown potential antidepressant-like activity in animal studies. The objectives of this trial were to compare the efficacy and safety of curcumin with fluoxetine in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD). Herein, 60 patients diagnosed with MDD were randomized in a 1:1:1 ratio for six weeks observer masked treatment with fluoxetine (20mg) and curcumin (1000mg) individually of their combination. This study provides first clinical evidence that curcumin may be used as an effective and safe modality for treatment in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) without concurrent suicidal ideation or other psychotic disorders.
In addition to the current study, previous studies have already indicated that curcumin is effective as an anti-inflammatory. The doctors at South Orange Chiropractic Center have been recommending curcumin as an anti inflammatory for several years. Curcumin with BCM-95 has higher bio availability, meaning increased absorption for greater effectiveness. For more information on product discuss with your doctors at South Orange Chiropractic.