Turmeric has also shown promise but is difficult to deliver to the bloodstream in sufficient amount for demonstrable therapeutic benefit. The digestive tract destroys most of it, so patches or sublingual liquids have been tried with limited success. There’s also the aesthetic problem of turning yellow.
Perhaps, but India has one of the lowest Alzheimer's rates in the world and they're thinking the turmeric/curry thing, which has been shown to bust up the plaques that are part of Alzheimer's, may be the reason.
DH has been taking tumeric capsules for arthritis,says it has really helped.