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Turmeric: Turmeric is an herb used as flavoring in cooking and medicinally. Turmeric is claimed to have many benefits to health, including antioxidant, cholesterol-lowering, and anti-inflammatory effects. Turmeric is available as a spice and in supplements.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Turmeric

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

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Turmeric

Adequate amounts of Turmeric are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Turmeric

Excessive intake of Turmeric 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
  • 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

Turmeric: Other Names

Other names for this supplements (Turmeric) include:

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