Curcumin has been shown to be effective against various skin conditions , including skin carcinogenesis, psoriasis , scleroderma , and dermatitis. Numerous reports suggest that curcumin accelerates wound healing. Sidhu et al. examined the wound-healing capacity of curcumin in rats and guinea pigs . Punch wounds closed faster in curcumin-treated animals than in untreated animals. Biopsies of the wounds showed re-epithelialization of the epidermis and increased migration of various cells, including myofibroblasts, fibroblasts, and macrophages, in the wound beds of curcumin-treated wounds. Curcumin-treated animals showed extensive neovascularization in multiple areas within the dermis and greater collagen deposition in the wounds. Curcumin seemed to have potent effects in inhibiting proliferation and contraction of excessive scar-derived fibroblasts .
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