Turmeric is a spice that has been used in Asian cuisine & medicine for thousands of years. It is a member of the ginger family, with the active component being curcumin. Curcumin demonstrates a number of health benefits, including;

  • joint pain relief due to anti-inflammatory properties
  • relieves mild arthritis, osteoarthritis & rheumatoid arthritis pain
  • supporting a healthy immune system
  • helps to fight signs of ageing as it’s a potent antioxidant
  • improves healthy brain function
  • supports healthy liver function

68% of Australians suffer from pain every week1. Many people rely on over-the-counter or prescription medications for pain relief, while turmeric may be a viable natural alternative.

Turmeric is found in many Indian, Chinese & South-East Asian cuisines and is responsible for giving mustard it’s yellow colour. It is available as a dried spice powder to add to home-cooked curries and soups.


Turmeric is an anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and anti-bacterial ingredient. Research shows that 500-2000mg of turmeric are adequate for health benefits to be recognised.

1 Global Pain Index (GPI). 2016. Roy Morgan HealthPLUS Sept 2015