Javanese turmeric contains chemicals that might increase bile production in the body.
People use Javanese turmeric for indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gallbladder problems, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
Don't confuse Javanese turmeric with Turmeric (Curcuma longa), Goldenseal, or Zedoary. These are different plants with different effects.
Uses & Effectiveness
We currently have no information for JAVANESE TURMERIC overview.
Special Precautions and Warnings
Liver or gallbladder disease: Don't use Javanese turmeric if you have liver or gallbladder problems. Javanese turmeric can increase the production of bile, and that could make your condition worse. If you have gallstones, talk to your healthcare provider before using Javanese turmeric.
Warfarin (Coumadin) interacts with JAVANESE TURMERIC
Javanese turmeric can decrease how quickly the body breaks down warfarin. Taking Javanese turmeric along with warfarin might increase the chances of bruising and bleeding. Be sure to have your blood checked regularly. The dose of your warfarin might need to be changed.
Be cautious with this combination
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