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Turmeric is a spice commonly used in curry. It contains several bioactive compounds, notably curcumin.

Our evidence-based analysis on turmeric features 5 unique references to scientific papers.

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Also Known As

Indian Curry, Curry extract

Do Not Confuse With

Curcumin (main bioactive of Turmeric), Saffron (Turmeric is known as Indian saffron)

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