TITLE

Turmeric ricks

AUTHOR(S)
McDonald, Cara
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Natural Solutions;May2010, Issue 125, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the curcumin component of the Indian spice turmeric which can inhibit cancer-cell growth based on the findings of several studies in 2009.
ACCESSION #
50255672

 

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