Benefits of turmeric for dogs

Is turmeric an amazing supplement for dogs or is it all just hype?


Belonging to the ginger family, turmeric is a fruit.

Turmeric contains curcumin which possesses antimicrobial, antioxidants, chemo preventive as well as anti-inflammatory properties. In humans it has been observed to help with pain, liver issues, skin issues, springs, treatment of cancer to name a few.

Is turmeric a good supplement for dogs?

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Curcumin has been observed to have antioxidant, antifungal, anti-viral, antioxidant, anti-cancer as well as healing properties for humans. Does it have the same effect in the case of dogs as well?

1. Anti-inflammatory

Turmeric reduces inflammation

Turmeric reduces inflammation caused by digestive issues, dental problems, arthritis, and cancer. Curcumin present in turmeric acts better than ibuprofen to reduce the pain of arthritis and other diseases in the case of dogs.

2. Prevents cancer

Curcumin can stop cancer at different stages.

Turmeric not only kills the cancer cells it also prevents new cancer cells from growing. Curcumin inhibits the spread, development, and growth of cancer.

3. Relieves arthritic pain

Great supplement for dogs suffering from joint problems and arthritis

Curcumin has been observed to work the same way as ibuprofen when it comes to reducing pain in the case of canines. If your dog suffers from arthritis, add turmeric to his/her diet.

4. Eases gastrointestinal problems

Works in case of inflammatory bowel disease

Turmeric has shown a positive response in case of inflammatory bowel disease, and many other gastrointestinal disorders in case of drugs. It also improves gut permeability and reduces information.

5. As a powerful antioxidant

Slows down your dog’s aging process

Antioxidants slow down the aging process by killing the reactive oxygen species. Curcumin is a very powerful antioxidant it prevents oxidation damage of DNA in your dog's cells and keeps your dog healthy for a longer period

6. Boosts immunity

Promotes cancer-fighting properties in dog's immune system

Studies have observed that dogs who were regularly administered curcumin had reduced levels of inflammation compared to another group of dogs who were not given curcumin.

7. It supports healthy heart

Acts as an anticoagulant

Anticoagulants prevent blood clot formation. If blood clots form in your dog's body and are left untreated, it can lead to stroke and heart attack. Regular turmeric administration prevents blood clot formation and keeps your dog away from strokes and heart diseases.

Turmeric is a boon

It is not hype. Turmeric works according to research.

Before adding turmeric to your dog's diet as a supplement, consult your veterinarian.

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