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Does Excessive Turmeric Act As A Blood Thinner?

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Excessive turmeric acts as a blood thinner. Hence, anyone scheduled for surgery is advised to avoid all forms of turmeric two weeks before this, for turmeric can slow the process of blood clotting. If you're taking blood-thinning medications, talk with your doctor before adding turmeric to your diet and warn your surgeon or dentist that you've been taking it. Other natural blood thinners are Cayenne pepper, Kombucha, Turmeric, Ginger, Garlic, Pineapple, Apple cider vinegar, etc.

Curejoy Expert Dipti Mothay Explains:

Turmeric has been used for centuries in traditional Indian and Chinese medicine. The curcumin in the spice is what’s made turmeric useful as an herbal supplement. Curcumin is an antioxidant with anti-inflammatory properties.

Does Excessive turmeric act as a blood thinner?

Excessive turmeric acts as a blood thinner. Hence, anyone scheduled for surgery is advised to avoid all forms of turmeric two weeks before this, for turmeric can slow the process of blood clotting. If you’re taking blood-thinning medications, talk with your doctor before adding turmeric to your diet and warn your surgeon or dentist that you’ve been taking it.

Why use blood thinners?

There are many natural foods and herbs that possess powerful anti-inflammatory and blood thinning properties. If you use Natural blood thinners, you will enjoy:

  • Improved blood circulation.
  • Better looking and healthier skin.
  • General good health with a lower risk of a wide variety of degenerative diseases.
  • Longevity.

The main danger of blood thinning is if you are at high risk of bleeding, such as if you are about to have surgery, or if you have an ulcer in danger of bleeding. Pharmaceutical blood thinners have serious side-effects.

Other natural blood thinners:

– Cayenne pepper
– Kombucha
– Turmeric
Ginger
– Garlic
– Pineapple
Apple cider vinegar

Do not take these natural remedies in combination with any pharmaceutical drugs. Get off the drugs and onto the natural remedies with the knowledge of your doctor and supervised by a well-trained herbalist or natural health practitioner.

There are some precautions one needs to take with turmeric but we need to understand that they are with any food and medication. The possibility of these side effects can be eliminated if one takes turmeric with regular diet and if at all take supplements take them well within recommended dosage.

 

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The CureJoy Editorial team digs up credible information from multiple sources, both academic and experiential, to stitch a holistic health perspective on topics that pique our readers' interest.

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The CureJoy Editorial team digs up credible information from multiple sources, both academic and experiential, to stitch a holistic health perspective on topics that pique our readers' interest.

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Jade Mosher
Jade Mosher 5pts

Tumeric is really good for all different kinds of health reasons check it out and it's a good season to cook with too if you know what you doing

Vasanti Rakshe
Vasanti Rakshe 5pts

This is the proper first aid for injury , painkiller , natural stiroid and too many other useful things in Naturopathy

Ayurveda
Ayurveda 5pts

Connie Adams Alby You can have turmeric, but moderation is important. About a 1 tsp a day should be good!

Ayurveda
Ayurveda 5pts

Upto 4 Tsp / day should be fine!

Christine Anne
Christine Anne 5pts

Anne Gill joe Joe Gill I've seem this in your cabinet so I would avoid it now in shakes with dads new meds

Connie Adams Alby
Connie Adams Alby 5pts

Can someone on a blood thinner take Turmeric or should they stay away from it??

Anurag Singh Rathore
Anurag Singh Rathore 5pts

I often take 1 teaspoon turmeric powder mixed in luke warm milk... before going to bed... Best ayurvedic antibiotic drink...

PD Saürabh
PD Saürabh 5pts

It is like curiosity killed the cat..!!! Every food in this holy Earth shouldn't be eaten in excess..!!!

Ayurveda
Ayurveda 5pts

Sonam Bhumkhyel Anytime is good, add them to your regular meals!

Sonam Bhumkhyel
Sonam Bhumkhyel 5pts

When is the right time to take turmeric? For what purpose?

Audrey McCartin
Audrey McCartin 5pts

I take it for pain several times a day. I've done it for over a year and I don't bruise more easily than before

Eva Felan
Eva Felan 5pts

Why would anyone want to eat it excessively?

Mohammad Younus
Mohammad Younus 5pts

So I use in many way in every day for my family health