A 21-year-old female asked:
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does turmeric thin blood? is blood thinning bad? what are benefits?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes. Possibly. None.: Has been reported to inhibit platelet aggregation. So should be used with caution in those who are taking antiplatetet and anticoagulant medications. The amount found in foods is likely inconsequential. No proven benefit, but theoretically a good antioxidant.
Answered on Apr 12, 2019

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