Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a
kitchen spice with anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, antiparasitic,
anti-mutagen, anticancer and detoxifying properties. Although Turmeric is a
member of the ginger family, the spice ginger does not have anti-coagulation
Turmeric is used in mustard, Curry and most Indian foods (often in large
Curcumin is extracted from turmeric.
drop in high Fibrinogen levels seen within a month.
- Reduces fibrinogen levels (normalizer)
- antioxidant, hepatoprotective, anti-inflammatory,
anticarcinogenic, and antimicrobial properties,
- antiviral activity, decrease high cholesterol levels,
an EBV antiviral
- A Salylicilate (some people may react to it), if so: use
- If doing other anticoagulant, make sure your review dosages with your
MD. Many MD will prescribe turmeric with heparin because they appear to be
- The low toxicity and absence of adverse
pharmacodynamic action of curcumin also favour its clinical use.
- If you have gallstones or obstruction of bile ducts
you should not
take turmeric. [ German Commission E Monographs and the PDR for
- Grocery and Health Food Stores
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