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- What is Javanese Turmeric?
- How does Javanese Turmeric work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Javanese Turmeric.
Javanese turmeric is used for indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), feelings of fullness or bloating after meals, intestinal gas, stomach disorders, and liver and gallbladder complaints. It is also used for improving appetite and digestion.
Possibly Ineffective for...
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Feelings of fullness.
- Intestinal gas.
- Stomach disorders.
- Liver problems.
- Gallbladder problems.
- Improving appetite.
- Other conditions.
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of Javanese turmeric during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Liver or gallbladder disease: Don't use Javanese turmeric if you have liver or gallbladder problems. Javanese turmeric can increase the production of bile, and that could make your condition worse. If you have gallstones, get medical advice before using Javanese turmeric.
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).
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Last Editorial Review: 3/29/2011