Most available research shows that taking curcumin, a chemical found in turmeric, reduces depression symptoms in people already using an antidepressant. High levels of cholesterol or other fats (lipids) in the blood (hyperlipidemia). Turmeric seems to lower levels of blood fats called triglycerides.Does turmeric have any proven health benefits?
Curcumin, the plant compound that gives turmeric its bright yellow-orange color, has demonstrated antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer and neuroprotective properties in lab and animal studies.How long should it take to feel turmeric benefits?
It may take from a week to a month to notice significant changes in inflammation while taking turmeric. It is observed that regular intake of turmeric considerably reduces inflammation as the time progresses. The whole course of treatment may last from 4 weeks to 8 weeks, depending on patient’s health condition.