Thursday, March 3, 2011
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Turmeric is a major herb that we use in our PRO. We find that it increases circulation bringing blood to the area to help heal the injury. I thought this was an interesting article as to the
expansion of the use of herbs in our society. Turmeric is used in Chinese and was used in Indian Medicine.
Two new studies suggest that a compound derived from turmeric may have clinical promise for ischemic stroke and traumatic brain injury (TBI), both of which currently lack good therapies. A synthetic derivative of turmeric made by scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies dramatically improved the behavioral and molecular deficits seen in animal models of these conditions. From Vitamin Retailer Magazine