The inflammatory cycle is often treated with a “band‐aid” type approach to quell immediate pain. However it is inflammation as a lingering, rather than an acute process that is increasingly attracting attention. It is considered as the root‐cause of many diseases that remain poorly understood or treated.
Scientific research and clinical studies in the modern era validate turmeric’s traditional use, particularly looking at curcuminoids produced by the rhizome of Curcuma longa. Turmeric’s principal curcuminoid is curcumin, turmeric’s primary pharmacologically active ingredient.