Turmeric - High Strength Curcumin (VEGAN)
Turmeric is part of Ayurvedic medicine and culinary. This herbs active ingredient is Curcumin, this active component can produce beneficial antioxidant activities for the cardiovascular system, joints, skin, eyes, and immune system.
Curcumin exhibits protective effects to the gallbladder, digestive system, and liver, by supporting the body’s natural anti-inflammatory responses.
Turmeric, is more than just the main spice in curry, its one of the the most powerful herbs on the planet at fighting and reversing disease. It has so many healing properties that currently there have been almost 10 000 peer reviews published proving the benefits of Turmeric.
Size: 60 Capsules
How do I take it?
Take 1 capsule, twice daily with food or water. Once you are feeling better you can lower your dosage, and still experience the benefits.
What are the ingredients?
Each vegetarian capsule contains concentrated Turmeric extract 500mg, standardized to 95% Curcumin with a dash Black Pepper extract to enable bioavailability. The 3mg of Black Pepper extract (Piperine) is required for the Curcumin to be ingested into the body, without Pepper the adsorption is 20 times less and therefore the benefits are greatly reduced.
Is this the same is the stuff I cook with?
It is made of the same plant, The Turmeric used in cooking is the root that has been powderised, which typically contains 2% Curcumin. The powder in our capsules, is that same root powder, but it has gone through an extraction process, to extract the beneficial compound Curcumin, which has been standardised to 95% pure Curcumin, then mixed with the piperine to improve bioavailability by 20 times, making it 950 times stronger than simply taking Turmeric powder its self. This is why you will only need 1 or 2 capsules per day.
Do I need a prescription?
No! Although its a powerful supplement, its classified as food and containing NO synthetic chemicals or Drugs, so there is no need to obtain a prescription. However if you are on medications or have health problems check with your doctor first.
Is there any side effects?
Turmeric is tolerated well by most people, so long as you don't take more than the maximum dose. Adverse reactions could include stomach upset, nausea, dizziness, constipation, or diarrhoea. If you do have any side effects, stop taking the product or lower your dosage.
Is there any drug interactions?
Turmeric has several medicinal qualities, and may amplify or lower the effects of other drugs, including Blood thinners, diabetes drugs, Drugs that reduce stomach acid, and Anti-inflammatories. If you are taking other drugs or supplements check with your doctor first. Turmeric may also reduce iron metabolism, and should not be taken by people with iron deficiency.