Turmeric is used for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, dyspepsia, abdominal pain, hemorrhage, diarrhea, flatulence, abdominal bloating, loss of appetite, jaundice, hepatitis, and liver and gallbladder conditions. It is also used for headaches, bronchitis, common cold, respiratory infections, fibromyalgia, leprosy, fever, amenorrhea, and cancer. Other uses include depression, Alzheimer’s disease, anterior uveitis, edema, worms, kidney inflammation, and cystitis.