Arthritis: The curcumin in Turmeric inhibits the breakdown of cartilage .And has shown in some studies to be effective as hydrocortisone and phenylbutazone (bute) in relieving the symptoms of arthritis such as inflammation, swelling and joint stiffness. and it does so without the side affects of those drugs.
Cancer: Curcumin defends the body against cancer via a number of actions.
Liver function: Turmeric both prevents and repairs liver damage. Protects the liver from inflammation and improves the clearing action of the liver when it has been damaged