Turmeric – Herbs For Alternative Medicine


Claims and Common Uses:

  • Possesses anti-mutagenic and anticarcinogenic properties
  • Antioxidant
  • Used in the treatment of inflammatory conditions such as arthritis
  • Beneficial in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome, gallstones and liver disorders
  • Fresh fruit from the rhizome will reduce swelling in recent bruises, wounds and insect bites
  • May prevent heart disease and stroke by reducing cholesterol and preventing blood clots
  • May prevent gallbladder disease

Parts Used: Rhizome

Side Effects and Warnings of Turmeric: High levels may result in ulcers