Turmeric Capsules

Turmeric is a popular herbal supplement with many reported health benefits.✝

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What is Turmeric?

Turmeric is a natural source of curcumin, which is a polyphenol with many health benefits.1 Turmeric is obtained from the plant Curcuma longa Linn and has been used as a traditional herbal medicine for centuries.1 It is still a widely consumed spice in Asian countries and as a herb it is closely related to ginger.2

Its main active ingredient – curcumin is known as the Asian version of aspirin. This multipurpose spice is used in curries, but is also now available as a dietary supplement. Dietary turmeric capsules are used by those who are looking to get a more significant dosage of turmeric.

Due to its wide-ranging effects, turmeric is believed to be one of the most popular herbal supplements. Among its benefits, turmeric supplementation may offer a natural way to improve the immune system.

Key benefits:

  • Natural antioxidant
  • Anti-inflammatory agent
  • Strong immune system

Mechanisms of action:

The underlying mechanism appears to be modulation of various signalling pathways.3

Recommended dosage of Turmeric:

The recommended daily dosage of turmeric is between 1-4 g. The higher dosage appears to be more biologically active in humans. Turmeric supplements should be taken with a meal. Please note that it may take up to 10 days to build up levels of curcumin in tissues.

Side effects:

Turmeric supplement is generally recognised as safe (GRAS) to use when taken at the recommended dose.3

Supplement facts:

Serving size: 2 capsules

Servings per bottle: 60

Amount per serving: Turmeric 2000 mg

Other ingredients: Magnesium Stearate; Silicon Dioxide

This product is free from: Artificial Flavours, Colours & Preservatives, Lactose, Yeast & Gluten. Natural colour variation may occur in this product.

Suitable for: Vegetarians and Vegans

Warning:

  • Dietary supplements should not be used as a substitute for a well-balanced and healthy diet.
  • Store in a cool dry place, out of reach of children.
  • Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

References:

  1. Anti-hyperglycemic and insulin sensitizer effects of turmeric and its principle constituent curcumin
  1. What is Turmeric?
  1. Therapeutic roles of curcumin: lessons learned from clinical trials

Disclaimer:

✝ These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) The above products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. You should consult a physician before taking a new product or a supplement. This product should not be taken by pregnant or nursing mothers, people suffering from cardiovascular disease or those under 18 years of age.

Any studies cited here are not conclusive and are limited to their closed environment nature; they might not determine ones experience with a supplement, due to a large number of unaccounted variables falling outside the scope of such studies.

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