Did you know that turmeric is part of the ginger family? That it has been used for thousands of years as an anti-inflammatory agent to treat many health conditions? In the Middle East and India, turmeric was used a great deal for many medical problems such as toothaches, hemorrhaging, menstrual problems, chest pain, and bruising. Because it contains such healing properties, research continues on the wonders of turmeric to the point that vets and owners of pets conclude that if it is such a super-spice for humans, could It not offer healing benefits to our pets? – after all, people tout it as being excellent for more serious diseases such as cancer, inflammation of the muscles and joints, recurring cysts., or arthritis!