Experts Warn Against Adulterated Turmeric Products

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( — December 23, 2016) Las Vegas, NV — Today, many people are turning to the use of natural alternatives such as turmeric. Unfortunately, the high demands of this natural alternative has also triggered the wide availability of lower-quality or even unsafe turmeric products.

Experts warn against adulterated turmeric products. Adulterated products are those that have fillers such as rice flour, saw dust, or starch. It is important to remember that fillers have the tendency to contain harmful substances and may not have any nutritional value at all.

When a turmeric product is adulterated, it may also mean that it contains not just fillers but also color dyes. Consumers have long been warned about dolor dyes and their dangerous impacts on the nervous system.

It is imperative that consumers evaluate the color of the product, and determine if it’s genuine or not. They may also assess the product by smelling, looking at, rubbing, or tasting it.

Consumers may resort to a range of measures to ensure that they are considering a safe, effective, and helpful turmeric product. They may even use a few drops of concentrated hydrochloric acid or sulfuric acid.  There are those who test turmeric through a chalk powder test or microscopic test to identify fillers, such as starch, in the turmeric powder.

Many people use turmeric powder and incorporate it in their diet. There are those who add it to their dishes and there are also consumers who make tea out of the powder. Thus, there is a compelling need to make sure that the turmeric powder is safe and effective to use.

Turmeric powder may be best purchased in bulk. Consumers may also ask the sellers to perform the authenticity tests for them or provide a test report to determine if there is adulteration.

These are some of the measures consumers may resort to in choosing the right turmeric powder. There are many turmeric powder brands available in grocery and local health stores, therefore one should be able to determine which manufacturer is reputable in producing the potentially therapeutic powder.

There are also curcumin supplements available nowadays. Curcumin is a phytochemical found in turmeric, and it is believed to be the source of the many potential health benefits turmeric may offer.

Curcumin is believed to contain antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiseptic, antiviral, antibiotic, and anti-carcinogenic properties. Many health-conscious individuals utilize supplements to take advantage of the potential benefits of curcumin.

Choosing the right curcumin supplement product can be quite easy. One of the most popular curcumin supplements contains a black pepper extract called piperine. This potential bioavailability-enhancing ingredient may help to increase curcumin absorption inside the body.


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