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Tumeric (Definition)

Turmeric (curcuma longa) is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of ...Read more


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Could these substances(rosa canina l., gycerol, talcum, curcuma longa l., 95%curcumin, capsaicin, polygonum cuspidatum, resveratrol) damage brain?

Could these substances(rosa canina l., gycerol, talcum, curcuma longa l., 95%curcumin, capsaicin, polygonum cuspidatum, resveratrol) damage brain?

Possibly capsaicin: The curcumin ; resveratrol are anti-inflammatory ; anti-oxidant with neuroprotective effects. There is a study suggesting capsaicin may damage neurons in 10 day old rats. I know of no evidence it can damage brains in humans; many eat peppers without obvious signs of brain damage but capsaicin might cause mild brain damage in some: http://onlinelibrary.Wiley.Com/doi/10.1002/cne.902960310/abstract. ...Read more

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Benefits of tumeric?

Benefits of tumeric?

Benefits: Turmeric contains cucuminoids like curcumin. This has anti-inflammatory & antioxidant effects. It is reported to ^ Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor which might help w brain functioning & v risk of some brain conditions such as Alzheimer's. It may help w treatment of arthritis & is reported to have anti-carcinogenic effects. ...Read more

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Is eating tumeric in excess bad?

Can be!: 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. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of tumeric?

Turmeric: Turmeric contains cucuminoids like curcumin. This has anti-inflammatory & antioxidant effects. It increases Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor which might help w brain functioning & v risk of some brain conditions such as Alzheimer's. It may help w treatment of arthritis & is reported to have anticarcinogenic effects. ...Read more

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Do tumeric leave stains on the skin?

Yes on teeth: Tumeric without one of the the active ingredients of black pepper called piperine is not very well absorbed in your gut. Don't take one without the other. Also, tumeric will stain your teeth if it is not mixed into food. I know from personal experience. ...Read more

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What brand of curcumin should I choose?

Healthtap: Doctors on healthtap are asked not to endorse particular products or product lines. ...Read more

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What are the effects of taking curcumin?

Tumeric pain control: Tumeric is a spice used in curry. Tumeric contains curcumin which has been used to treat a multitude of conditions. Research suggests it may be beneficial to reduce the pain of osteoarthritis and stomach distress. ...Read more

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Is curcumin absorbed when you eat tumeric?

Is curcumin absorbed when you eat tumeric?

Yes!: Turmeric is a cornerstone of traditional chinese and ayurvedic health practices. Turmeric contains plant-based antioxidants that help fight cell-damaging free radicals called curcuminoids.Claims of enhancing brain health have not been proven, but many prominent nutritionists agree that antioxxidants are beneficial, so there may be some validity as one of several nutritional support. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: tumeric?

Herb: Turmeric (curcuma longa) is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family, zingiberaceae. ...Read more

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Curcumin (Definition)

It is a spice from tumeric. Often tauted to be helpful ...Read more