Turmeric has a powerful anti-inflammatory effect and has been shown to block many of the chemicals that promote inflammation in the body. The primary applications for Turmeric are in the treatment of rheumatoid- and osteo-arthritis. Directions Take 20 drops of Swiss Herbal Remedies turmeric tincture three times daily, before meals. Mix with a little water. Ingredients Swiss Herbal Remedies turmeric root tincture is an organic, standard tincture, 1:4, 70% alcohol.