A clinical research-level efficacy study by a team of dermatologists and scientists at three public hospitals.
In 87 male volunteers with baldness, a randomized study was compared with a placebo and hair growth stimulant minoxidil.
Pumthong, G., Asawanonda, P., Varothai, S., Jariyasethavong, V., Triwongwaranat, D., Suthipinittharm, P., Ingkaninan, K., Leelapornpisit, P., Waranuch, N. (2012) Curcuma aeruginosa, a novel botanically derived 5α-reductase inhibitor in the treatment of male-pattern baldness:a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. J Dermatology Treat. 23: 385-392.