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The Various Health Benefits of Curcumin

Curcumin is the major bioactive component found in the roots of turmeric (Curcuma longa), a plant belonging to the ginger family. Turmeric has been used traditionally as an anti-inflammatory agent and as a coloring and flavoring agent in South Asian cuisines for centuries, and it has also been recommended by traditional Ayurvedic herbalists for thousands of years. Curcumin has been extensively researched by modern scientists for its various biological activities. Some of the health benefits of curcumin include:

Anti-inflammatory Activity

One of the most well-known health benefits of curcumin is its anti-inflammatory activity. Curcuminoids, the active compounds in turmeric, are able to inhibit the production of inflammatory mediators. This makes curcumin an effective natural treatment for inflammatory conditions such as arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, and asthma. In addition, curcumin can also help to reduce inflammation caused by exercise.

Antioxidant Activity

Curcumin is also a potent antioxidant. Antioxidants scavenge free radicals, which are harmful byproducts of cellular metabolism that can damage DNA and lead to the development of chronic diseases such as cancer. Curcumin’s antioxidant activity helps to protect cells from damage and may help to prevent the development of some chronic diseases.

Cognitive Function

Emerging research suggests that curcumin may be beneficial for cognitive function. One study showed that curcumin was able to improve memory and cognitive function in healthy adults aged 60-85 years. Another study found that curcuminoids were able to improve cognition and reverse cognitive decline in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.

In Summary:

There are many health benefits associated with curcumin, which is the major bioactive component found in turmeric root. Curcumin has strong anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity, and it may also be beneficial for cognitive function. If you are looking for a natural way to improve your health, consider adding turmeric (or a supplement containing curcumin) to your diet.

Suggested Usage: Take 1 capsule 1 to 2 times daily with food.

Store in a cool, dry place after opening.

Supplement Facts

Serving Size: 1 Veg Capsule

Servings Per Container: 120

Description Amount per Serving % Daily Value

* Daily Value not established.

Turmeric Root Extract (Curcuma longa) [Standardized to min. 95% Curcuminoids (630 mg) (including Curcumin, Demethoxycurcumin and Bisdemethoxycurcumin)] 665 mg *

Other Ingredients: Hypromellose (cellulose capsule), Calcium Laurate and Silicon Dioxide.

Not manufactured with yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.

Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, have a medical condition, or have any history of liver, gall bladder, or gastrointestinal problems. Keep out of reach of children.

Natural color variation may occur in this product.

Store in a cool, dry place after opening.

Made and quality tested in the USA with globally sourced ingredients.

Family owned since 1968.

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