Few dietary supplements have the notoriety of turmeric. Thousands of clinical studies performed over the years allude to the numerous medicinal uses of turmeric. Extracted from the dried-up roots of the Curcuma longa plant, this golden spice contains a remarkable antioxidant called curcumin.
It’s the curcuminoids that we can thank for the wide range of health benefits with very few health risks. But, can turmeric help with asthma and allergy symptoms, and does it behave like an antihistamine within the body?