A number of animal studies confirm the role of curcumin as anti-epileptic and anti-convulsant agent. Components of turmeric oil also possess anti-convulsant activity.
Turmeric’s neuroprotective, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant property can benefit in treatment of epilepsy and seizures. There is need for further research in the form of clinical trials that study curcumin’s therapeutic efficacy in epilepsy, seizures and related disorders.
Inclusion of turmeric in diet can help in protecting from neurodegenerative diseases and improvement of brain health.