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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Many many benefits: Turmeric is among the healthiest of herbs. It & its constituent curcumin is an anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, thins blood, supports liver detox, pro ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes : Turmeric is a spice used in Curry. Turmeric contains Curcumin which has been used to treat a multitude of conditions. Research suggests it may be ben ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
What excess?: Can't answer it without knowing how much. It is not poisonous but too much will give you a stomach ache and cramping with diarrhea.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nisha Manek
Specializes in Rheumatology
Turmeric: Hi Dale. Turmeric is beneficial for preventive medicine: anti-bacterial and anti viral effects. People find they can reduce their risk for flu if taki ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes!: Turmeric is a cornerstone of traditional chinese and ayurvedic health practices. Turmeric contains plant-based antioxidants that help fight cell-dam ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience in Hand Surgery
Herb: Turmeric (curcuma longa) is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family, zingiberaceae.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Explanation : Not really. Need a lot, a lot!! Herbal ingredients to change the effectifness of modern medications. It actually never happened
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Yes: But only if it is combined with a black pepper that contains piperine. Tumeric is otherwise poorly absorbed. The indian people who consume large amoun ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Do different things!: Tumeric is one of the most potent anti-oxidance by weight on the planet. Anti-oxidants have antiaging properties in animals, but no studies exist for ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
No: No.

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