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Benefits Of Turmeric

Updated: Apr 3

Scientific Name: Curcuma longa, Curcuma domestica

Common Name: Indian saffron, Curcumin, Jiang Huang

Family: Zingiberaceae (Ginger)

Turmeric is a vivid yellow-orange spice often found in Indian, Southeast Asian, and Middle Eastern cooking (1). Turmeric, a relative of ginger, has compounds called curcuminoids (curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric) and is known for its medicinal properties that have been used in India for thousands of years (2).

Benefits of Turmeric

Contraindications & Interactions

Products Recommended with Turmeric Ingredients


Benefits of Turmeric

Anti-Inflammatory Properties

Turmeric has compounds called curcuminoids; curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric and has a powerful anti-inflammatory effect (3). Studies have shown that curcumin matches the ef