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Curcumin

Curcumin

Curcumin: Curcumin is a major component of the herb turmeric. Curcumin is available as a commercial supplement and claimed to have many benefits to health, including antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Curcumin

Adequate amounts of Curcumin are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Curcumin

Excessive intake of Curcumin may involve the following risks:

  • Gastrointestinal upset
  • Contraction of the gallbladder
  • Uterus stimulation
  • Do not use with other supplements or medications that thin the blood or lower blood sugar
  • Consult physician before using if you have liver, gall bladder or gastrointestinal problems
  • Do not use in children
  • Do not use during pregnancy or lactation
  • Possible allergic reaction in some people
  • Consult with your healthcare provider before using any supplements, herbal remedies or alternative therapies

Curcumin: Other Names

Other names for this supplements (Curcumin) include:

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