Can I take turmeric if I have Kidney / gall bladder stones

Turmeric as a spice in limited amounts can be taken safely. But turmeric supplements of large dosage should be avoided by people with gallstones and kidney stones.

Turmeric supplements can worsen the situation.

Supplements can increase risk of kidney stone development in susceptible individuals.

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