MEDICATION INTERACTIONS

MEDICATION INTERACTIONS
Disclaimer: we can give you references to known and possible interactions of pharmaceutical drugs with turmeric and pepper, as components of golden paste. We do not in any way represent ourselves as prescribing or recommending any particular approach to a given condition or pharmaceutical regime. We always strongly recommend that...

Can You Cook Raw Turmeric?

Can You Cook Raw Turmeric?
You can cook raw turmeric. In fact, you must cook it to make much more nutrition available, to make it even worthwhile eating. Mammals cannot digest raw turmeric efficiently and very important curcuminoids will not be absorbed without heat and oil. Basic facts. You'll only get about 3% of nutrients if eaten raw, much like the carrot and...

Turmeric Isn't Working

Turmeric Isn't Working
CHECKLIST - If you're not getting any results from adding turmeric to your diet... Have you cooked the Golden Paste? (Get the world famous recipe here) In most cases, we advise against the use of turmeric and/or curcumin capsules, pills, supplements, tonics, drinks, etc. Many are poorly absorbed, and some contain honey or other sweeteners that...

How to Remove Turmeric Stains

How to Remove Turmeric Stains
Imagine living and working with turmeric on an everyday basis. At Tilbury’s Tonics they deal with over 20 kg of fresh turmeric in an average session in the kitchen. So you would expect Guy Tilbury would have a few good pointers on how to remove turmeric stains. He shares some of his favourite tips here…… Fresh Turmeric...

Turmeric Can Help Thyroid Problems in Dogs

Turmeric Can Help Thyroid Problems in Dogs
Thyroid problems in dogs are often hard to diagnose. There can be a range of symptoms that are detrimental to a dog’s health and yet they are easily blamed on other diseases or illnesses. Certain dog breeds have a susceptibility to thyroid disease (the most common endocrine disease in dogs)...

Drug Interactions

Drug Interactions
It is important to note that any herbal or bioactive substance which has real pharmacological effect also has possible interactions with medications or other herbal or dietary items. For this reason we always strongly recommend that you work with your physician or veterinarian, and let them know that you are using turmeric...

Side Effects

Side Effects
Many websites talk about turmeric side effects. Please be aware that they are often referring to the side effects of consuming turmeric’s main active ingredient, curcumin, in high doses. At Turmeric Life we suggest ingesting turmeric as a whole food either via the Turmeric Golden Paste recipe or by taking turmeric capsules that contain turmeric powder,...

Can Turmeric Treat Cancer?

Can Turmeric Treat Cancer?
Previously there was no research evidence to show that turmeric or curcumin can prevent or treat cancer but a recent research project led by Dr R Baskaran has shown some positive results.Curcumin, a bioactive compound derived from turmeric (Curcuma longa) has long been recognized as being an effective anticancer, anti-inflammatory,...

How to Eat Turmeric

How to Eat Turmeric
It should be an easy answer but for the majority of us raised on a Western diet, turmeric is not included, it is still very exotic, even though a part is in almost every American mustard. So how do you eat  turmeric?? We asked this question in Doug English’s Turmeric User Group (over 270,000 members)...