Turmeric as Medicinal Plant for the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris

  • Priyanka R. Waghmare Dr. R. G. Bhoyar Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research
  • Priynka G. Kakade Dr. R. G. Bhoyar Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research
  • Prashant L. Takdhat Dr. R. G. Bhoyar Institute of Pharmacy
  • Ashwini M. Nagrale Dr. R. G. Bhoyar Institute of Pharmacy
  • SM Thakare Dr. R. G. Bhoyar Institute of Pharmacy
  • MM Parate Daga Memorial Hospital
Keywords: Acne vulgaris, herbal medicine, sebum production, turmeric, curcumin

Abstract

Herbal medicines are gaining increased popularity due to their advantages, such as better patient tolerance, long history of use, fewer side-effects and being relatively less expensive. Furthermore, they have provided good evidence for the treatment of a wide variety of difficult to cure diseases. The skin is the outermost layer of the body that is often easily damaged by environmental factors as well as stress and poor eating habits. Acne vulgaris (or simply acne) is an infectious disease and one of the most prevalent human diseases. Acne is a cutaneous pleomorphic disorder of the pilosebaceous unit involving abnormalities in sebum production and is characterized by both inflammatory and noninflammatory lesions.

Author Biographies

Priyanka R. Waghmare, Dr. R. G. Bhoyar Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research

Dr. R. G. Bhoyar Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research,
Wardha, Maharashtra, India

Priynka G. Kakade, Dr. R. G. Bhoyar Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research

Dr. R. G. Bhoyar Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research,
Wardha, Maharashtra, India

Prashant L. Takdhat, Dr. R. G. Bhoyar Institute of Pharmacy

Dr. R. G. Bhoyar Institute of Pharmacy,
Wardha, Maharashtra, India

Ashwini M. Nagrale, Dr. R. G. Bhoyar Institute of Pharmacy

Dr. R. G. Bhoyar Institute of Pharmacy,
Wardha, Maharashtra, India

SM Thakare, Dr. R. G. Bhoyar Institute of Pharmacy

Dr. R. G. Bhoyar Institute of Pharmacy,
Wardha, Maharashtra, India

MM Parate, Daga Memorial Hospital

Daga Memorial Hospital,
Maharashtra, Nagpur, India

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Waghmare, P., Kakade, P., Takdhat, P., Nagrale, A., Thakare, S. and Parate, M. 2017. Turmeric as Medicinal Plant for the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris. PharmaTutor. 5, 4 (Apr. 2017), 19-27.
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