December 07, 2022

Turmeric 1:2 (Curcuma Longa)


Turmeric is a very powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant


5-14 mls per day, 35-100 mls per week

Parts Used:


Main Actions:

  • Anti-depressant
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antioxidant
  • Neuroprotective & memory enhancing
  • Anticancer & anticarcinogenic
  • Antiproliferative
  • Immunomodulator
  • Chemopreventive (to reverse, suppress or prevent the development of cancer),
  • Antimutagenic
  • Radioprotective
  • Antimetastatic
  • Antiarthritic
  • Analgesic
  • Antispasmodic
  • Hepatoprotective
  • Nephroprotective
  • Antidiabetic
  • Hypolipideamic
  • Wound healing
  • Antimicrobial, antiviral & antifungal

Key Indications:

  • Adjunctive cancer treatment
  • Inflammatory conditions such as arthritis, osteoarthritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory conditions such as generalised chronic inflammation, arthritis, osteoarthritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease, asthma, eczema, psoriasis, lupus nephritis
  • Cardiovascular disease prophylaxis; dyspepsia, peptic ulcer; liver and gallbladder dysfunction such as hangover, jaundice and hepatitis
  • Infections such as the common cold
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Adjunct in the treatment of hyperlipidaemia
  • Adjunctive diabetes treatment
  • Depression
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Topically for skin conditions and cancer associated lesions, sprains and strains, adjunct in periodontitis and gingivitis

Major Safety Issues:

Contraindicated when there is obstruction of the bile duct