July 2014

Natural Standard Featured Updated CE/CME: Turmeric

Natural Standard's featured CE/CME for this month is Turmeric: Safety & Effectiveness.

Turmeric is a spice, commonly used in Asian food, derived from the root of the turmeric (Curcuma longa) plant. Curcumin is the yellow-colored primary active part that is derived from turmeric and is commonly used to color foods and cosmetics. The root of turmeric has long been used in traditional Asian medicine to treat stomach and intestine upset, arthritic pain, and "low energy."

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