Uses/Effectiveness of Turmeric

Hay fever. Taking curcumin, a chemical found in turmeric. It seems to reduce hayfever symptoms such as sneezing, itching, runny nose, and congestion.

Depression. Most available research shows that taking curcumin. A chemical found in turmeric. It reduces depression symptoms in people.

High levels of cholesterol or other fats (lipids) in the blood (hyperlipidemia). Turmeric seems to lower levels of blood fats called triglycerides. The effects of turmeric on cholesterol levels are conflicting. There are many different turmeric products available. It is not known which ones work best.