Turmeric is one of the most extensively researched spice for pharmacological use. It is favoured for it's potentially beneficial use in treating and or reducing symptoms linked to an extensive range of health conditions due to it's excellent qualities as an :
Analgesic (pain fighting)
Antibacterial, has a topical anti-fungal effect
Antiseptic, promotes wound healing
Anti-tumor agent (anti-carcinogen)
Turmeric is a good source of iron, manganese, vitamin B6 and potassium.
It can help to protect the liver from inflammation and has been found to be protective against Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Cardiovascular function is also improved in dogs that are fed Curcumin as it helps clear the body of LDL (bad cholesterol) and increases the proportion of HDL (good cholesterol).