International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Dental Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 5, May 2018

Curcumin the Miracle Herbal Drug in Dentistry

VS Nithin | S Aswathy

Abstract: Curcumin is widely employed as a spice in curries, food additives and dietary pigment. It is widely employed in the management of various diseases in the Indian subcontinent. Curcumin has several pharmacological properties including antimicrobial, anti inflammatory, antiviral, antifungal, antioxidant, chemo sensitizing, radio sensitizing and wound healing activities. It also act like an antiproliferative agent by interrupting the cell cycle, disrupting mitotic spindle structures, inducing apoptosis and micronucleation. The present article focuses on various applications of Curcumin in Dentistry.

Keywords: Curcumin, Chemosensitizing, Radiosensitizing, Micronucleation

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 5, May 2018,

Pages: 1285 - 1287

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