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What are the side effects of turmeric?

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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Tumeric (Definition)

Turmeric (curcuma longa) is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of ...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 affects when taking turmeric for health reasons?

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

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I suffer with degenerative disc disease & taking paracetamol. Can I take herbal boswellia/turmeric/tartcherry along side until herbal 'kicks in'?

I suffer with degenerative disc disease & taking paracetamol. Can I take herbal boswellia/turmeric/tartcherry along side until herbal 'kicks in'?

Probably: There isn't any good data that suggests that the combination of the herbals/paracetamol should cause problems. Be aware that the paracetamol can probably cause the most problems and that you should adhere closely with recommended dosing guidelines so that you don't damage your liver. ...Read more

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I have facial hair on sides of my cheeks n forehead...few days back there was a breakout I applied turmeric mask n the other day there were 2 more..

Mask irritation: I hope I understand your question. I presume that after the mask there was more of a breakout. As you know there is honey, chickpea powder, turmeric power and milk in a turmeric mask. I would guess that of those, the turmeric powder irritated your skin and contributed to a breakout. If if you mean more hair, it would just have to be discolored by the mask. Few days is too soon to grow more hair. ...Read more

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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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Dr suggested I take turmeric for my fibromyalgia but I also have crohns. I've read there are gastro effects. Its this a recipe for ww3 in my intestine?

Dr suggested I take turmeric for my fibromyalgia but I also have crohns. I've read there are gastro effects. Its this a recipe for ww3 in my intestine?

Do not take tumeric!: While an excellent anti-oxidant, it is a GI irritant. Yes, a recipe for GI battle, maybe not wwiii, but imprudent, nonetheles. Your question should be does tumeric help, inflammatory bowel disease or the arthritis frequently assicated with it. Zero studies. Not good nutritional support for your illness. At best, may not hurt, but clearly wouldn't help. Additional GI distress is not what you need. ...Read more

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Can passionflower be taken with turmeric?

Most likely yes.: Passion flower, used by aztecs as analgesic ; for its harma alkaloids, of which harmine induces a contemplative state and mild euphoria. Germans used it as "truth serum".
Its flavonoids have anxiolytic effect.
Curcumin, used for cancer prevention, inflammation etc. Can decrease platelet aggregation. Some theoretic concerns have been raised that it might increase anticoagulant
drugs' bleeding risk. ...Read more

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What should I look for when buying turmeric?

What should I look for when buying turmeric?

Absorbable extracts: Turmeric is wonderful but it takes large amounts of the whole herb to attain benefits. The most important constituents are the curcumins. Meriva is a patented curcumin extract with phospholipids that is over 20 times better absorbed than regular extracts- see http://www. Phytosomes. Info/public/meriva. Asp
another extract I like is turmeric force by new chapter- it has the full range of constituents. ...Read more

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Is turmeric bad for kidneys?

Is turmeric bad for kidneys?

Should be ok: Although turmeric is a source of potassium, which is a nutrient that people with kidney disease may have to limit, this spice overall may do more good than harm when dealing with kidney health. Tumeric is an anti-inflammatory agent which may offer some protection against chronic kidney disease and the progression to end-stage renal failure. ...Read more

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Is turmeric ok for cold sores?

Is turmeric ok for cold sores?

No evidence: While one study looking at the ingredient in turmeric (curcumin) suggested antimicrobial properties (not in humans), there is no evidence turmeric treats cold sores. Curcumin is not the same as the dried spice. Mores studies are necessary of the active ingredient before doctors can prescribe it as a viable treatment. ...Read more

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Is turmeric is good for uric acid?

Is turmeric is good for uric acid?

No: If you have gout you need to be on allopurinol. If you do not have gout there is little reason to do anything about an elevated uric acid level. Tumeric has no benefit for this issue. ...Read more

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Does turmeric effect blood sugar?

Does turmeric effect blood sugar?

Lowers blood sugar: Studies show that turmeric lowers blood sugar and improves insulin sensitivity. It may help prevent diabetes and appears to have many benefits for those who have diabetes See http://onlinelibrary. Wiley. Com/doi/10.1002/mnfr.201200131/abstract
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http://tinyurl. Com/powk5k8
Some forms of turmeric extracts are much better absorbed than others. I recommend a product called Meriva. ...Read more

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Should I be using turmeric for boils?

Should I be using turmeric for boils?

Old idea: Apply antibiotic ointment on the skin. A short coursr of Cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500 mg twice daily for a week will help. ...Read more

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Can I take turmeric to fight parasites?

Can I take turmeric to fight parasites?

With pepper: Turmeric is potentiated with bioperine from black pepper so need both together. ...Read more

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