Curcumin 95% Natural Turmeric Extract Powder
What is Curcumin & Turmeric?
Turmeric is the root of a flowering perennial plant (Curcuma longa) native to Asia that has been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine and folk medicine. The chief active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin, which is a mixture of various phytonutrients called curcuminoids. These are what give turmeric powder its distinct deep yellow-gold coloring. In addition to its benefits as a natural supplement, turmeric is also used as a culinary spice.
This blend of Turmeric extract contains about 95% Curcuminoids, which consist of about 70-80% Curcumin, 15-25% Desmethoxycurcumin, and 2.5-6.5% Bisdemethoxycurcumin.
Turmeric has been used in Chinese and Indian alternative medicine for thousands of years for its many health benefits. It is loaded antioxidants and helps against free radicals. Turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties and may help support the joints. It is used to aid digestion, and helps support the eyes & the brain. Turmeric may even help maintain healthy cholesterol levels when taken in conjunction with a healthy diet & exercise, and it supports heart health.
- Rich in antioxidants
- Supports the joints
- Aids digestion
- Fortifies the brain
- Contributes to heart & cardiovascular health
- Supports healthy eyes
- Helps maintain overall health & wellness
Supplement FactsServing size: 1000 milligrams
Serving per container: *
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value**|
|Curcumin/Turmeric Extract Powder 1000mg||*|
|Standardized to contain >95% Curcuminoids 950mg||*|
** Based on 2,000 calorie diet
Sugar, soy, dairy, yeast, corn, gluten, and additives
As a dietary supplement, take 1000mg daily, or as directed by physician.
Serving Size & Timing
Curcumin is to be taken in one dose of 1000mg or less per day, depending on intended effect. It should be taken along with water or a meal.
CONCENTRATION OF CURCUMIN
This particular blend of Turmeric extract contains about 95% Curcuminoids, which themselves are about 70-80% Curcumin, 15-25% Desmethoxycurcumin, and 2.5-6.5% Bisdemethoxycurcumin. Otherwise, there are no kinds of fillers whatsoever.
This product is very pigmented and may stain some surfaces and fabrics — in fact, turmeric is used as a fabric dye in some countries. Please use care when opening. Should you need to wash out a stain, acting quickly is important. Pre-treating the garment or surface with a white vinegar solution or baking soda is recommended.
CURCUMIN SIDE EFFECTS
Those that have gastrointestinal disorders or otherwise sensitive stomachs may experience a bit of stomach upset when first introducing Curcumin into their system, but this is not unexpected.
Those that have a ginger allergy should speak with a medical professional before taking this supplement, as the two are closely related. Anyone that is on any medication that attempts to treat high blood pressure or anyone with erratic blood sugar levels should exercise extreme caution before attempting to use this supplement. Pregnant women and those that have blood-clotting problems or are on blood thinners should avoid this supplement altogether, as it may have an adverse reaction with the medication you are taking.
Curcumin has a deep, yellow-gold color and a spicy taste. While some sources recommend that it be taken on an empty stomach, Curcumin is absorbed best when it has been cooked with oil, such as olive or coconut, or even butter. Its spiciness and vague ginger-like flavor make it a great seasoning for many dishes, especially basic ones such as white rice or other East Asian delicacies. It even works well when dissolved into hot tea as a flavoring.
This powder is best absorbed in a fatty solution. If cooking is out of the question or you just want to try something new, there is one drink that has a fat content that is just right for bringing out the true flavor and effectiveness of Curcumin, especially if taking the maximum daily serving level. This liquid is hot coconut milk. By mixing Curcumin in with coconut milk, this allows it to be absorbed easily by the body, and it also provides a delicious alternative to water. It goes well when taken with especially fatty meals.
There is no guarantee of specific results and results can vary.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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