What is Turmeric?
Curcuma longa (Turmeric) is a herb used for culinary and medicinal uses. The rhizome of
Turmeric is used to get the most potent therapeutic benefits from the herb.
Benefits of Turmeric
Turmeric is an anti-inflammatory, anti-platelet, antioxidant, anti-microbial, neuroprotective,
choleretic, hepatoprotective, hypolipidemic and carminative.
Why is Turmeric effective?
A recent study found that turmeric against diclofenac in the management of knee
osteoarthritis saw that turmeric was notably higher in its anti-flatulent and weight loss effects.
People who were taking curcumin had lower adverse effects against the diclofenac group as
28% needed treatment.
Turmeric can support other conditions such as cardiovascular health, dyspepsia, IBS, peptic
ulcers, and psoriasis.
The chemical constituent in Turmeric is ‘curcumin’ which is responsible for turmeric anti-
Is it safe?
All the therapeutic benefits of turmeric can work up to eight hours in your body and is found
to be non-toxic and safe.
How to use Turmeric:
Please consult with a health care professional such as a nutritionist or naturopath to benefit
from Turmeric's medicinal use correctly.
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