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Precautions with Turmeric Use: When Should You Not Use Turmeric?

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Turmeric in diet is safe and research suggests that curcumin also has a safety profile such that it can serve as an alternative to many medications and reduce drug toxicity. One of the most famous studies quoted about turmeric’s safety is Dose escalation of a curcuminoid formulation by Lao et. al. In this study 24 healthy individuals were enrolled in the study and were given doses ranging from 500mg to […]

What are Side Effects Of Turmeric? Can It Really Harm You? [ Updated]

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Several readers have asked me if there are severe side effects of turmeric. While I mention major possible side effects and precautions after every article, I through it to be a good idea to write one dedicated research piece on the topic. Turmeric has a very long history of usage in India and several other countries. There is so much of accumulated knowledge which has been passed on from generation […]

What Is Turmeric Root? Benefits, Usage & Dosage

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Phytoconstituents or plant based molecules are being actively researched upon due to their ability to provide a number of health benefits with minimal or negligible side effects. And since we have an entire portal dedicated to it you must be aware that curcumin and turmeric are the most important plant based medicinal agents that hold value in the health industry. Curcumin is a pleiotropic molecule and is available in supplemental […]