The appropriate daily dose of curcumin is 0.5 to 3 grams per day for use as a stimulant and carminative, states Drugs.com. Doses of 3 to 6 grams per day are being studied as a way to prevent ulcers, as of 2015.Continue Reading
In clinical trials, doses of up to 3,600 milligrams per day are standard, although doses as high as 8 grams are used, according to Drugs.com. Using doses higher than 8 grams per day has a tendency to cause gastrointestinal problems.
Curcumin is being studied as a possible preventative measure for some types of cancer, especially in the gastrointestinal tract, notes Drugs.com. It is also used to treat Alzheimer's and Huntington's diseases as well as colitis.Learn more about Vitamins & Supplements