Turmeric has been used for thousands of years in traditional medicine and recently under extensive research to reveal the preventative and therapeutic effects of it. In Iran, India and many oriental cultures, we always add turmeric to our food to taste better and take advantage of the benefits which includes but not limited to : antioxidant effect, anti-cancer, anti-diabetic, liver protection, anti-inflammatory, cholesterol regulation, wound healing and cardiovascular protection, treatment of arthritis, wt loss and improvement in metabolic syndrome, Alzheimer’s disease, extension of healthy life span and finally anti-depression!

The dose varies ( depending on the target effect) from 2 microgram to 40 mg and much higher dose in neuroprotection ( depression) from 25-560 mg/kg. You may find endless references for all the extensive research behind this ancient herb at: Herbal medicine: biomolecular and clinical aspects #prinstinewellnesscenter

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