What other names is Turmeric known by?
Curcuma, Curcuma aromatica, Curcuma domestica, Curcumae longa, Curcumae Longae Rhizoma, Curcumin, Curcumine, Curcuminoid, Curcuminoïde, Curcuminoïdes, Curcuminoids, Halada, Haldi, Haridra, Indian Saffron, Nisha, Pian Jiang Huang, Racine de Curcuma, Radix Curcumae, Rajani, Rhizoma Cucurmae Longae, Safran Bourbon, Safran de Batallita, Safran des Indes, Turmeric Root, Yu Jin.
What is Turmeric?
Turmeric is a plant. The root is used to make medicine.
Possibly Effective for...
- Upset stomach (dyspepsia).
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Jaundice, hepatitis, diarrhea, fibromyalgia, liver and gallbladder problems, headache, menstrual problems, pain, ringworm, bruising, eye infections, skin problems, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), cancer, and other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).