Health benefits of turmeric!

About turmeric

About safety

  • ・ Although it is usually safe to take the amount contained in the diet, overdose or long-term intake may cause gastrointestinal disorders.
  • ・ Akiukon is contraindicated in people with gastric ulcers, hyperacidity, and biliary atresia.
  • ・ If you have gallstones, consult a doctor.
  • ・ The degree of appearance of health damage may differ depending on the amount of food that is consumed as a historical food, and the amount of high-concentration health food that is used continuously for a long period of time as it is today. .. It has also been pointed out that the cause of health damage is the ingestion of foods with different scientific names and poor quality control of supplement manufacturers.

Expert comments

  • ・ Patients with chronic hepatitis C are prone to iron overload, so iron-restricted diets are used, but it has been reported that some Akiukon products contain a large amount of iron and require caution.
  • ・ In 11 adults (8 men, 3 women, average age 54 years) with underlying diseases such as chronic hepatitis C, chronic hepatitis B, and type 2 diabetes, liver disorders suspected to be associated with turmeric were reported. It has been. It has been reported that the intake period of turmeric was 3 days to 5 years, and 10 of the 11 patients who were traceable took 1 day to 37 weeks to recover, recover or improve due to discontinuation of intake.
  • ・ In addition to Akiukon, which has a long history of use, taking other ginger plants such as Harukon as a supplement may increase health hazards and interactions.
  • ・ Turmeric may suppress blood coagulation, so taking turmeric while taking blood coagulation inhibitors (aspirin, warfarin, heparin, diclofenac, ibuprofen, etc.) is likely to cause purpura and bleeding. It is thought that it will be.

Cases of ingesting turmeric

  • Gender / age
  • Main ingredients
  • Concomitant drug
  • Symptoms / abnormal findings /
    diagnosis name, etc.
  • Evidence of the relationship between symptoms and healthy foods Note 1
  • Course/outcome of treatment
  • Judgment result
  • Male, 50 years old
  • Curcumin, autumn turmeric end, spring turmeric end
  • Gaston, Magtect, Omeprazole, Urgut
  • Gastric discomfort, jaundice (T-Bil 24.72 D-Bil 17.91), fulminant hepatitis (PT 34.2%), AST 1906, ALT 2518
  • Medically verified DLST Note 3High positive
  • Unrecovered (transferred to a university hospital due to possible liver transplantation)
  • Five
  • Female, 69 years old
  • Hyuga Douki, Turmeric
  • — -
  • Epigastric discomfort and nausea
  • Medically estimated
  • Light
  • Four
  • Male, 64 years old
  • Turmeric
  • Norvasc, Lismodern R
  • Jaundice was observed at the time of reception, and marked liver dysfunction was observed. “Drug-induced liver injury (suspected)”
  • Medically estimated
  • recovery
  • Four
  • Note 1: At the discretion of the member who provided the information.
  • Note 2: Judgment results are based on authenticity, urgency, and importance, level 5 (warning/prohibition), level 4 (warning), level 3 (monitoring required), level 2 (observation required), level 1 (save). ) Is judged.
  • Note 3: Drug lymphocyte stimulation test (DLST). This test is useful for confirming the causative drug of drug-induced liver injury and drug-induced allergy (Clinical Laboratory Data Book 2009–2010 (Igaku-Shoin)).
  • Gender/female, 58 years old
  • Chief complaint general malaise
  • medical history special notes including blood transfusion history
  • Current medical history from early July 2005, he started taking turmeric for the purpose of recovering from physical fatigue.
    About a month later, he complained of general malaise, fever, and headache.
    A blood test pointed out liver dysfunction.
  • Laboratory findingsAST: 400IU / L, ALT: 479IU / L, ALP: 698IU / L, LDH: 321IU / L, γGTP: 52IU / L, DLST for turmeric powder: 1915%
    Liver biopsy findings
  • DiagnosisLiver damage caused by turmeric
  • Correspondence and treatment stopped taking healthy foods, including turmeric.
    After admission, the liver disorder improved, but 2 weeks later, it worsened again, so Prednisolone 30 mg daily was administered.
    Since then, the course has been good, and a liver biopsy six months later showed that both inflammatory and fibrous changes were alleviated.
  • Note: For details of the cases, please refer to “Supervised by the Japan Medical Association: A collection of cases of health damage caused by so-called health foods and supplements (Dobunshoin)”.
    It can also be viewed from the “All Natural Medicine Database of Health Foods” in the “Community Medical Care / Medical Care Support” section of the Japan Medical Association website / Members Room.

Is turmeric really good for you? Anxious effect and how to take

What is turmeric (turmeric)?

◇ Efficacy of turmeric (turmeric)

◇ How to take and use turmeric (turmeric)

◇ Golden latte is ideal for supplementing intake

  1. Mix all the ingredients of the golden milk paste.
  2. Add almond milk, vanilla essence, honey, and coconut oil to the coffee and stir with a blender.
  3. Add 1 teaspoon to 2 above and mix until foaming.
  4. Pour into a mug and you’re done!

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◇ Caution




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