Turmeric is safe for most people when consumed in amounts found in food.
But turmeric can have side effects when taken in large doses.
Some supplements contain up to 500 milligrams of turmeric extract, and their labels recommend taking four capsules per day.
Little research has been done on excessive doses of turmeric.
Can turmeric be taken long term?
Turmeric and curcumin supplements do not seem to have any serious side effects. However, some people may be prone to mild discomfort, such as headaches or diarrhea, at high doses.
What medications should not be taken with turmeric?
Taking turmeric along with medications that also slow clotting might increase the chances of bruising and bleeding.<br /><br /> Some medications that slow blood clotting include aspirin, clopidogrel (Plavix), diclofenac (Voltaren, Cataflam, others), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, others), naproxen (Anaprox, Naprosyn, others
What are the negative effects of turmeric?
Turmeric usually does not cause significant side effects; however, some people can experience stomach upset, nausea, dizziness, or diarrhea. In one report, a person who took very high amounts of turmeric, over 1500 mg twice daily, experienced a dangerous abnormal heart rhythm.
Is Turmeric bad for kidneys?
Too much turmeric, though, may increase the risk of kidney stones. As I mentioned in a previous video, turmeric is high in soluble oxalates, which can bind to calcium, and form insoluble calcium oxalate, which is responsible for approximately three-quarters of all kidney stones.