Today, turmeric is reaching new levels of awareness and respect. As is so often the case, extensive preclinical and clinical research on turmeric over the past few decades has confirmed most of its traditional uses.
This month we are focussing on natural pain relievers. Here, Karoline Peter gives an expert example of how traditional belief and understanding of how herbs work is becoming supported by modern clinical, evidence based research. An up to date assessment of hot off the press research into turmeric and how this relates back to its traditional usage.