Turmeric: A Natural Way to Manage Joint Pain and Stiffness

Written By  Aquib Nawab, BBA

Medically Reviewed By  Dr. Sandeep Madaan, MD (Ayurveda)


Turmeric, also known as Indian saffron, has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries.

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What is Turmeric?

Turmeric is a spice that comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant.

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Curcumin, the main active ingredient in turmeric, has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

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Joint Pain and Stiffness

Joint pain and stiffness are common conditions that affect millions of people worldwide.

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How Turmeric Help

Turmeric has been shown to reduce joint pain and stiffness by reducing inflammation and oxidative stress.

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Research & Studies

Studies have shown that turmeric can be just as effective as prescription medications in managing joint pain and stiffness.

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The recommended daily dose of turmeric is 500-2000 mg.

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Turmeric supplements are available in various forms, including capsules, powders, and teas.

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Turmeric may interact with certain medications and should be used with caution in individuals with some problems.

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Cooking with Turmeric

Turmeric can be used in a variety of recipes, including curries, soups, and smoothies.

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Other Health Benefit

Turmeric has been shown to have numerous other health benefits, including improving brain function and reducing the risk of heart disease.

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