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Some short-term studies suggest that moderate doses of curcumin may be helpful for people with certain liver conditions such as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). For details, see information about NAFLD in the Turmeric/Curcumin Supplements Review.

However, be aware that long-term use of turmeric/curcumin may adversely affect the liver in a small percentage of people. It can also stimulate the gall bladder and worsen pain during stone passage in people with gallbladder disease, as noted in the Concerns and Cautions section of the Turmeric/Curcumin Supplements Review.

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Diane18585
October 30, 2019

What about turmeric powder or tumeric rhizome extract that is included along with many other ingredients (fruits & vegetables, etc) in some superfood reds or greens powder drinks? Would that be considered safe to take?

ConsumerLab.com
December 30, 2019

Hi Diane - Any product containing turmeric/curcumin extract could potentially cause adverse effects in some people, as described above, regardless of whether it contains additional ingredients.

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