- Simple Report
- Detailed Report
- Overall Effectiveness Rating
- Research Rating
- Claim Ratings
Overall Effectiveness Rating
The overall effectiveness rating for curcumin is 2.3 out of 3. This rating means the evidence is mixed on the supplement's ability to deliver positive results. While some of the research supports its use, other evidence does not. Using this supplement may lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for curcumin as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Research Rating for Curcumin
There are 3 studies in the database on curcumin; the research rating is 35. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this research rating is for curcumin as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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The overall ratings above are an average of the individual claim ratings below. Individual claims may have higher or lower ratings compared to the supplement's overall rating. For example, some supplements may have excellent backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on a claim below for more information.
|Cardiovascular Health Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|lower blood pressure|
|Recovery Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|improve recovery||reduce muscle damage||reduce muscle soreness|
The Supplement Database includes 3 studies on curcumin dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose ranges from 5 to 22.1 grams per day, the average dose being 9.53 grams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Curcumin.