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Doctor insights on: Effect Of Turmeric (Curcumin) On Tumors

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What are the effects of curcumin (turmeric)?

What are the effects of curcumin (turmeric)?

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 enhancig 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 supports. ...Read more

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Tumeric (Definition)

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


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Effect of pycnogenol on kidneystone formation?

Effect of pycnogenol on kidneystone formation?

Probably none: As far as i know there have been no scientific studies in this drug and kidney stones, but understanding how it works i don't see that it should have any effect and should be safe. It should not alter the acidity of the urine. ...Read more

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Can anti oxidant n resveratrol increased the effects of chemotherapy for cancer patient?

Can anti oxidant n resveratrol increased the effects of chemotherapy for  cancer patient?

Dr. Rao is correct: The fact that the principal article on resveratrol was a complete fake should tell you something. Generally, anti-oxidants have been the greatest disappointment in medicine throughout my lifetime. To my knowledge, none of the physicians I work with take any. ...Read more

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I've read interesting info abt benefits of broccoli extract, tart cherry extract, turmeric. Any side effects/harm in taking these as supplements?

I've read interesting info abt benefits of broccoli extract, tart cherry extract, turmeric. Any side effects/harm in taking these as supplements?

Tumeric, tart cherry: and broccoli are all healthy foods, primarily anti-inflammatory. Like everything in life, maintain a balance and don't become neurotic about having to eat enough of them. Peace and good health. Eat the rainbow--lots of brightly colored fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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What are the side effect of andrews liver salt?

What are the side effect of andrews liver salt?

You waste money: The stuff is a mix of Magnesium Sulfate (which will give you loose bowels), sodium bicarbonate (which will make you belch), and citric acid for flavor. It is a scam. It will have no effect on your liver. If you think you may be sick, get with a scientific practitioner who's bound by law not to tell you untruths. ...Read more

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Is there any negative effects (side effects) by using tea tree oil on the face/pimples?

Is there any negative effects (side effects) by using tea tree oil on the face/pimples?

Not particularly: Besides irritation at the site of use, you are unlikely to have many issues with tea tree oil used topically. ...Read more

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What are the beneficial effects of peppermint oil?

What are the beneficial effects of peppermint oil?

Relax smooth muscle: Helps with cramps, passing gas. Can increase heartburn (even if enteric coated, but less so), by relaxing lower esophageal sphincter. ...Read more

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What are the effects of taking curcumin?

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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Will any of the substances, turmeric, fenugreek, and giloy (Tinospora cordifolia) help protect against the loss of bone mass ?

Will any of the substances, turmeric, fenugreek, and giloy (Tinospora cordifolia) help protect against the loss of bone mass ?

Voodoo snake oil: Hi. No. You're right about at peak bone mass in life at age 29. Get enough dietary calcium and vitamin D (that will probably require supplements). You can buy that herbal junk, but you're just enriching the snake oil salespeople. Also for skeletal health, get weight-bearing exercise, and don't smoke. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the medicinal effects of rosemary oil?

What are the medicinal effects of rosemary oil?

Many: Uses of rosemary oil: abdominal cramps, flatus & indigestion as well as for respiratory spasm (bronchitis & asthma), sore throat & upper respiratory infections. It is believed to reduce hair loss and premature graying as well as treating dandruff. It is often used in aromatherapy & can stimulate cognition. It can be used for headaches & massaged in areas of musculoskeletal pain. ...Read more

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What's the effect of statins on cardiovascular disease?

What's the effect of statins on cardiovascular disease?

Beneficial: Statins have helped lower cholesterol as well as silent inflammation in many patients. With patients who have had a heart attach, maintaining LDL levels below 70 for 18 months have shown a reversal of plaque formation. However the statin itself will not prevent a heart attack or stroke. It is the combination of medication with lifestyle improvement that makes true changes. ...Read more

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Will taking red palm oil and olive leaf extract supplements affect the efficacy of antibiotics?

Will taking red palm oil and olive leaf extract supplements affect the efficacy of antibiotics?

They should not: Red palm oil, extracted from the fruit of the oil palm tree is rich in vitamin a & e, increases metabolism and is used by some for weight loss. While olive leaf extract is being marketed as anti-aging, immunostimulator and antibiotic agents. I advised not to substitute your prescription meds with these herbs. Discuss with your dr about interaction of these herbs with certain meds esp. Warfarin. ...Read more

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What are the medicinal effects of dried rosemary?

What are the medicinal effects of dried rosemary?

Helps indigestion: In europe, rosemary leaf is used to help dyspepsia (indigestion). This use is approved by the german commission e, which examines the safety and efficacy of herbs. It's also a delightful spice in meals, and is a good antioxidant. You can use it as a tea also. The oil has many uses; it can be antimicrobial, treat muscle pain, and supposedly, stimulate hair growth. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of turmeric?

Contaminants: There really are no side effects. The problem is the source of your turmeric. Suggest you get pharmaceutical grade. Many health food stores and general public stores can have contamination with heavy metals and toxic chemicals! ...Read more

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What are the medicinal effects of saw palmetto and spironolactone (aldactone)?

What are the medicinal effects of saw palmetto and spironolactone (aldactone)?

See below: Saw palmetto - alternative medicine supposed to be beneficial in preventing prostate enlargement. Also used in bladder disorder and common cold. Aldactone- used to treat resistant hypertension in obese pts, in pts with hyperaldosteronism, hypertension and sleep apnea patients, in some pts with increased protein loss in urine, congestive heart failure and liver cirrhosis pts with fluid retention. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of turmeric use?

What are the benefits of turmeric use?

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, protects against cancer & kills cancer cells, protects against alzheimer's, lowers cholesterol, protects against heart failure etc. I recommend meriva, an extract that is very well absorbed. See http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice&dbid=78. ...Read more

Curcumin (Definition)

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