What is turmeric good for?

Broccoli. I like to saute broccoli with garlic and turmeric in olive oil. The active ingredients in turmeric such as curcurmin are being studied for their medicinal value, but at this time i know of no evidence that food-grade turmeric has an specific medicinal properties.
Many things. Turmeric has many proven health benefits. It's an anti-inflammatory,natural blood-thinner, supports liver and appears to prevent and treat cardiovascular disease, cancer and Alzheimer's disease. It can be as effective as drugs for depression. As a food should be mixed with coconut oil to enhance absorption or taken as Meriva or TherCumin: http://tinyurl.com/367cza and http://tinyurl.com/o7pg2jt.
Turmeric. Turmeric 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.