Turmeric. Turmeric is a spice made from the roots of the curcuma longa plant. Often found in asian foods, it's been used in traditional asian (including ayurvedic) medicine for gastrointestinal upset, arthritic pain, and "low energy." it may also have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties plus use in diabetes. The "best form" depends on your intended use. Turmeric powder, for instance in capsules.
Many forms &benefits. Turmeric has many proven benefits- it's a powerful anti-inflammatory, thins blood, supports livers, prevents heart disease & alzheimer's, has anti-cancer properties etc.-see http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice&dbid=78 the most important component is curcumin; meriva is a curcumin extract 28 times better absorbed than most! turmeric force by new chapter is a good full-spectrum extract.
Hopefully the link. Below would be of help! http://www.Healthdiaries.Com/eatthis/20-health-benefits-of-turmeric.Html.