Can curcuma cause diarrhea?

Kann Curcuma Durchfall verursachen?

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1. can curcuma cause diarrhea?

Many people wonder if taking turmeric can cause diarrhea. Taking turmeric has a digestive effect and soothes the stomach. The polyphenol it contains helps with digestive problems and prevents a feeling of fullness. Only extremely high doses of curcuma can cause gastrointestinal problems, stomach pain and diarrhea. Anyone who suffers from intestinal disorders or has problems with digestion should discuss the intake of curcuma in the form of supplements with a doctor beforehand.

2 The effect of Curcuma on the organism

The healing properties of curcuma have been known in India for thousands of years. The curcuma root has a cleansing and energizing effect.

The curcuma plant has

  • anti-inflammatory
  • antidepressant
  • antimicrobial
  • cartilage-protective
  • antioxidant
  • stimulates the flow of bile

The WHO recommends a daily intake of about 200 micrograms of curcuma for adults. However, the recommended daily intake increases with various factors. The correct dosage of curcuma depends on gender, body size and especially the exact body weight. It is also important to consider the circumstances in which one is living.

3. the dye of curcuma

The curcuma plant is one of the natural dye plants and has been used as a dye for centuries. In the past, mainly textiles were dyed with the orange color. The dye of curcuma is called curcumin. The dye is obtained by extraction. Various organic solvents and alcohol are used. In technical terminology, the dye is designated as E100. It imparts a yellow to orange colour. In food production, the dye is used for curry powder, yellow sauces, mandarin and pasta.

4. curcuma in the form of food supplements

Turmeric comes in the form of capsules and tablets. Naturally, turmeric is also sold as a powder. These forms are easy to use and enter the circulation quickly. However, turmeric tablets are sold in pharmacies, which in many cases contain artificial additives or are made overseas. Curcuma capsules often contain only the active ingredient in a vegetable cellulose shell and can therefore be produced without fillers. In general, it should always be ensured that the product was produced in Germany to guarantee a consistently high preparation quality.

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5. conclusion: can curcuma cause diarrhoea?

Taking turmeric cannot cause diarrhea. Only extremely high amounts of curcuma over a long period of time can cause stomach pain, diarrhea and gastrointestinal disorders. For this reason, if you have congenital digestive disorders, you should always discuss taking turmeric with a doctor.

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