Once considered an exotic, Asian spice, turmeric made its way into our store cupboards - and more recently into our array of natural remedies.
Turmeric: the supplement that you didn't know your dog needed
The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin. It is what makes the spice yellow and also what gives the tasty spice its health benefits. Curcumin has the potential to combat a variety of health issues, and has potent anti-inflammatory effects. Since inflammation is associated with arthritis pain, this could mean that turmeric for dogs could help with arthritis.