Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
Supplements » Turmeric



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:

More Vitamins & Supplements Topics

  • Beta Carotene
  • Bifidobacterium bifidum
  • Bilberry Fruit
  • Bilberry Leaf
  • Biotin
  • Bitter Orange
  • Black Cherry
  • Black Cohash
  • Black Currant Seed Oil
  • Black Haw
  • Black Tea
  • Blackwort

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise