The turmeric plant has been used in India for thousands of years. They knew about its healing properties for a long time. Modern day science is just now catching up with what the Indians have known for a long time. It has what is known as curcuminoids which are compounds that contain medicinal properties. It also functions well as a herb. It has strong anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties in it. Turmeric only contains 3% curcumin in it and curcumin does not absorb into the bloodstream very well. But supposedly if you take it with black pepper the pepper improves the absorption into the bloodstream by 2000%. Let’s get going with the article about the best turmeric supplements.