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what are the differences between ginger and turmeric

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Turmeric/Ginger: Turmeric has antiseptic, anti-inflammatory & anti-oxidant properties. Ginger has more gastro-intestinal benefits than anti-inflammatory.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Kirschner
39 years experience in General Practice
Turmeric: Curcumin is the main component of turmeric, and it is likely that turmeric is more effective than curcumin in the treatment of inflammatory disorders. ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
34 years experience in Rheumatology
Maybe: There is some evidence that turmeric and ginger have anti inflammatory properties.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Definitely yes: There is no interaction between ginger, turmeric and mobic (meloxicam). Ginger and turmeric are natural product with numerous health benefits. Take ca ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Tumeric: Has many benefits, some report benefit with arthritis.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No: But it is not likely to be doing any good either. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Karen Koffler
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Be careful: Both tumeric and ginger can increase the efficacy of your medication to treat blood clots resulting in an increased tendency to bleed. I would not e ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
I would stop them: now.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Okay,...: It is okay to take both - of course, never overuse anything but in moderation. To explore on how to use supplement and how to eat, go to articles in h ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Go for it!: Ginger and Turmeric are two of the most healthful herbs once can consume and there is no danger from consuming large amounts, so have as much as you d ... Read More
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