Turmeric is a natural root plant that is based out of India. Curcumin is the active ingredient which allows turmeric to act as an anti-inflammatory agent. Turmeric has been shown to have many benefits which include and are not limited to:
-curcumin can down regulate all anti-inflammatory pathways - cytokines, chemokines, growth factors, etc.
-inhibits NF-kB which normally results in chronic inflammation
-helps detoxify free radicals (which tend to promote inflammation, premature aging, etc.)
-promotes good liver health which in turn helps one’s body detoxify
-curcumin increases serotonin (happy hormone), norepinephrine (improved memory and attention span), and dopamine (reward pathway)
-it is beneficial in the prevention of neurodegenerative disease - Alzheimer's, Parkinson’s, etc.
-curcumin can cause cell death of malignant cancer cells
-curcumin can prevent the formation of new blood vessels by cancer cells (which decreases the risk for spread of cancer)
-curcumin has shown to affect the formation of atherosclerosis
-curcumin can inhibit platelet aggregation - therefore thins the blood
-it increases HDL while it decreases circulating cholesterol
-curcumin supports the health of pancreatic islet cells
-it improves insulin sensitivity (diabetics are insulin resistant)
CONTRAINDICATIONS: BLOOD THINNERS - ANTICOAGULANTS and ANTIPLATELET MEDICATIONS, PREGNANCY. Please ask your Pharmacist.
*Take without food - either 20 minutes or longer prior to or 1 hour or longer after meal
Symptomatic protocol: Asymptomatic:
*Day 1: Take 1 twice daily before or after meal Take one daily for all of the benefits
*Day 2: Take 1 three daily before or after meal
*For each subsequent day, add 1 capsule to each time to a maximum for 20/day while symptomatic
Turmeric - 60 Vcaps
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