Turmeric Queries

Does Turmeric / Curcumin Interact with Gabapentin

Does Turmeric Curcumin Interact with Gabapentin

There are no known adverse interactions between turmeric and gabapentin. It is safe to consume turmeric in the diet when on gabapentin drugs. However, if taking supplemental doses of turmeric or curcumin, it is better to maintain a gap of 3-4 hours with gabapentin, to avoid any possible interaction. Gabapentin is sold under various names and used as a medication used to treat epilepsy, neuropathic pain, hot flashes, and restless […]

Can I Use Ghee (Clarified Butter) to Make Turmeric / Golden Paste?

Can I use ghee clarified butter for turmeric golden paste

YES, ghee or clarified butter can be used to make the golden paste as it contains healthy fats. Ghee enhances the absorption of turmeric and has other health benefits compared to some vegetable oils. What is Ghee? Ghee or clarified butter is a popular alternative to using cooking oil in many parts of the world. It is very popular in India. Turmeric has been used with ghee in many ways […]

Is it Safe to Take Turmeric with Diabetes Medicines?

Is it safe to take turmeric with diabetes medecine

YES, turmeric in the diet is perfectly safe to consume along with diabetes medications. However, turmeric supplements should be taken with care and at a gap of about 3-4 hours with diabetes medicines. Curcumin, an active ingredient of turmeric assists in treatment, management and prevention of diabetes. Studies have shown that curcumin, when taken with diabetes drugs has no adverse interactions. On the contrary, it gives better results and can […]