U-M Health study finds some people may be genetically predisposed to problems from tumeric

Turmeric’s active ingredient is curcumin. That’s what produces the myriad of benefits thought to be from turmeric, including anit-oxidant activity, anti-inflammatory properties, anti-cancer, and memory-enhancing effects, to name a few. But experts at the University of Michigan Health warn too much turmeric could cause liver damage leading to hospitalization.