Turmeric is a traditional Indian spice with a powerful compound called curcumin, it is this curcumin that carries many health benefits.
- It is a natural anti-inflammatory
- It can increase the antioxidant capacity of the body
- Curcumin may lower your risk of heart disease
- It may help delay ageing and fight age-related chronic diseases
The World Health Organization found 1.4 mg of turmeric per pound of body weight is okay for daily intake. It’s not advisable to take high doses of turmeric for long periods of time. There isn’t enough research to guarantee safety. If you want to take turmeric to relieve pain and inflammation, talk to your doctor.