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A 19-year-old female asked:

How much tumeric and black pepper in pill form can i use to treat body pain from inflammation?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Needs more study but: There's not a lot of research that gives a good answer to this question but it should be safe to try 500 mg 3x/day with food. According to https://nootriment.com/curcumin-dosage/ "4 g of curcumin a day for 30 days did not result in serious side effect" so it may be safe to go even higher but start with 500 mg 3x/day and after 2 weeks could try a bit more; if side effects like stomach upset reduce.

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