Turmeric, also known as curcuma longa, is a very common herb. Often referred to as the “Queen of Spices,” its main characteristics are a pepper-like aroma, sharp taste and golden color. People across the globe use this herb in their cooking.
According to the Journal of the American Chemical Society, turmeric contains a wide range of antioxidant, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, antimutagenic and anti-inflammatory properties.
It is also loaded with many healthy nutrients such as protein, dietary fiber, niacin, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium and zinc. Due to all these factors, turmeric is often used to treat a wide variety of health problems..
SOME OF THESE PROPERTIES ARE
- Anti-inflammatory- Anti-bacterial- Increases Liver Function- Anti-oxidant- works to destroy free radicals in the body which are responsible for cell damage.- Brings relief to joint pains and arthritis.- Anti-bacterial properties can heal wounds, cuts and skin abrasions.- Lowers Cholesterol levels- Prevents heart disease- Immune Boosting and prevents against coughs colds and flu.- Moderates the insulin response
CONSTITUENTS Turmeric contains a mixture of phenolic compounds called curcumin, and a volatile oil containing turmerone, zingiberene, cineole, monoterpenes, starch, proteins, high amounts of Vitamin A.
Black Pepper, or Piper Nigrum, has been scientifically proven to aid the absorption of many therapeutic agents, including Turmeric.
Each capsule contains 5mg Black Pepper which is the optimal dose to enhance absorption
The science bit...
Turmeric contains bioactive compounds with powerful beneficial properties, which is backed up by evidence-based health studies.
Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric. It has powerful anti-inflammatory properties and is a very strong antioxidant
Curcumin is not easily absorbed into the bloodstream, however when combined with Black Pepper its absorption is increased by up to 2000%
Ginger is known as a herbal remedy for digestive disorders. It settles the digestive system and promotes gastric secretion of bile, it stimulates the gastro-intestinal tract and aids digestion. It is also used in the case of fever, as it promotes perspiration, it also soothes a sore throat so can be a helpful remedy in colds and flu. Applied externally Ginger can treat sore overworked muscles, cramp and poor circulation. And Ginger is an excellent remedy for morning sickness and travel sickness
30 x Turmeric, Black Pepper And Ginger Capsules 800mg * Vegan,100% Organic**
TYPICAL PREPARATIONS AND DOSAGE
Turmeric Capsules: Take 1-2 capsules, 2-3 times per day.
PRECAUTIONS Turmeric can cause heartburn, stomach cramps or nausea.