The Benefits of Turmeric Curcumin

Curcumin is the yellow pigment in turmeric. It is a flowering plant of ginger family best known as spice used in curry.

According to the examiner Kamal Patel “curcumin is the primary bioactive substance in turmeric, and has anti-inflammatory properties and decent evidence for indications from chronic pain to depression. It also has poor bioavailability alone, necessitating special formulations to be efficiently absorbed”

What are the benefits of turmeric curcumin?

Many benefits come with consuming curcumin. It helps “reducing the signs of inflammation, increases the levels of endogenous antioxidants in the body, it reduces depression and anxiety and function in osteoarthritis.”

The benefits of turmeric curcumin for women.

Curcumin extracted from turmeric is getting the buzz among women and earn the name of the golden spice for its many benefits that add to women’s beauty and health.

The antioxidant properties assist in recovery after workout by reducing the muscle soreness and bloating, help with depression and anxiety, clear skin pigmentations and scaring, also helps in reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

It is used in many beauty products for it is great benefits to the skin. From personal experiences, I use curcumin in combination with other ingredients for facial masks and the results are amazing.

What are the side effects of taking too much curcumin?

According to research taking up to 8gm of curcumin is not harmful to human body. However, high dose of curcumin may reduce the symptoms of nausea and gastrointestinal.

If curcumin is used with certain drugs may cause adverse reaction according to research.

What is the best turmeric curcumin supplement?

Our body can hardly absorb curcumin during digestion. “Therefore, a myriad of different formulations has been created to improve its bioavailability. The extract taken form turmeric is usually combined with other ingredients such as piperine or lipids.”

Curcuminoids found in turmeric can be extracted to produce supplements that have a much higher potency than turmeric itself.

It’s best to take 500 mg curcumin combined with piperine with food, or BCM-90, which is a patented of curcumin and essential oils, also it is recommended to take 500mg twice daily.

A combination of curcumin and soy lecithin is available as well, recommended to take 200-500 mg twice a day with food.

 

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