By: Dr Alex Robber
Turmeric is a light-yellow spice which is often found in mixtures of curry-spice. The root of ginger is common in Indian, Thai, Maroccan and traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic cuisine for a long time now.
Understanding the Healthy Benefits of Turmeric
Turmeric includes a substance called curcumin that study indicates may have several health advantages because b that can relieve fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. However, no studies have previously examined these circumstances specifically.
While we do research turmeric / curcumin, further studies must be undertaken to identify precisely what it can do for us. It is thought that the spice is a:
- Turmeric is an Antioxidant
- Turmeric is an Anti-inflammatory
- Turmeric is an Anti-viral
- Turmeric is a Digestive aid
- Turmeric is a Topical antiseptic
Understanding Turmeric Support Against
- Turmeric Support Against Arthritis
- Turmeric Support Against Cancer, to prevent the spread of tumors
- Turmeric Protecting Against liver damage
- Turmeric Reducing Breast cancer risk in menopausal women using hormone replacement therapy
- Turmeric Support Against Cognitive dysfunction
- Turmeric Support Against Eczema
- Turmeric Support Against Gallbladder function
- Turmeric Support Pain relief
- Turmeric Protecting Against Alzheimer’s disease, when paired with vitamin D
- Turmeric Reducing the Risk of type-2 diabetes
- Turmeric Support Against Heartburn
- Turmeric Support Against High cholesterol
- Turmeric Support Against Irritable bowel syndrome
- Turmeric Support Against Kidney stones
Understanding the Dosage of Turmeric/Curcumin
Typical curcumin dose is between 450 and 3 grams daily, if taken as a supplement. Research has not established optimal doses for applications.
Turmeric may also be brought into a tea for 15 minutes, twice a day, by steeping 1-1,5 grams of the dried root.
Understanding Turmeric/Curcumin in Your Diet
Curcumin is relatively easy to add to your diet via turmeric. A therapeutic dosage can however be hard to obtain by diet alone.
However the average nutritional consumption is estimated at 60 to 200 milligrams a day in India, where turmeric is used for many traditional ingredients. The therapeutic dosage is much smaller.
Understanding the Side Effects of Turmeric/Curcumin
Research found to have some side effects of turmeric/curcumin, including:
- Turmeric can Upset stomach
- Turmeric produce Heartburn
- Turmeric cause Nausea
- Turmeric cause Diarrhea
- Turmeric Increased risk of bleeding
- Turmeric can Hair loss (in animal studies)
- Turmeric lowered blood pressure (in animal studies)
- Turmeric can Increased risk of kidney stones in people prone to them
- Turmeric’s safety hasn’t been established for children.
When taking turmeric during pregnancy it may stimulate the uterus and lead to menstrual bleeding.
Whenever you consider a fresh supplement, please talk to your physician and pharmacy to make sure no risky interactions or other issues are created.
Before taking any medication always concern your health care provider and it is important to be diagnosed correctly. Stay Healthizes!