The overall rating for turmeric is 2.7 out of 3 meaning there is evidence that this supplement lives up to its expectations. Using this supplement should lead to positive results.

Table of Contents

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. Overall Effectiveness Rating
  4. Research Rating
  5. Products Containing Turmeric
  6. Claim Ratings
  7. Dosing
  8. References

Turmeric Simple Report

  • Supplement: Turmeric
  • Supplement Category: plant and food extracts
  • Number of Products Containing Turmeric: 101
  • Effectiveness Rating: 2.7 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 20 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 2
  • Number of Claims: 3
  • Effective Dosage Range: 0.5 - 2 grams per day

Turmeric Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for turmeric is 2.7 out of 3. This rating means the evidence is clear on the supplement's ability to deliver positive results. Using this supplement will lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for turmeric as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Turmeric

There are 2 studies in the database on turmeric; the research rating is 20. 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 turmeric as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Products Containing Turmeric

Products Names Amount of Turmeric
Flex Guard 100mg
Mdrive Prime Amount not listed.
Amazing Muscle Flex 500mg
Max Rehab 400mg
Womens Multivitamin 50 Plus 500mcg
Full list of all 101 products containing Turmeric.

Claim Ratings

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
lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels

General Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve glucose control


The Supplement Database includes 2 studies on turmeric dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose ranges from 0.5 to 2 grams per day, the average dose being 1.5 grams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Turmeric.


Title of Study
Efficacy of Turmeric as Adjuvant Therapy in Type 2 Diabetic Patients
Oral Supplementation of Turmeric Decreases Proteinuria, Hematuria, and Systolic Blood Pressure in Patients Suffering From Relapsing or Refractory Lupus Nephritis: A Randomized and Placebo-controlled Study