Curcumin and Depression posted on October 13, 2015 curcumindepression Share this Post Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google Plus A recent study suggests that curcumin might reduce depression symptoms in people with major depression. Curcumin has been shown to have both antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. A recent study was done using curcumin and a placebo. The researchers found that while both curcumin and placebo were beneficial during the first 4 weeks of the study, between weeks 4 and 8, curcumin was significantly more beneficial for improving mood and depression scores. Curcumin was also more effective at treating atypical depression, a form of depression that is generally difficult to treat.The authors concluded that taking curcumin for 4 to 8 weeks might be beneficial for people with major depression. Larger-scale studies are needed to further evaluate these findings. Here is the link to the entire article: Curcumin Might Reduce Depression Symptoms As always, Be well, Diane Silverman R.Ph.Ask The Pharmacist Group, LLC Turmeric Extract 500 Mg (120) $46.99 Add to cart No ratings. Mood Essentials $49.99 Add to cart No ratings.