One of FreshBros' newest natural products offering is Turmeric Extract with BioPerine for improved bioavailability and absorption. Extracted from the turmeric root, its anti-inflammatory properties are known for reducing pain and improving symptoms of arthritis.
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FreshBros Made Turmeric (Curcumin) Extract with BioPerine for increased bioavailability and absorption!
The spice known as turmeric may be one of the most effective nutritional and herbal supplements in existence. Many high-quality studies show that turmeric has major benefits for your body and brain. Many of these benefits come from its major component, curcumin. Curcumin is part of the ginger family of plants.
Turmeric is shown to have strong anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, pain relief agent and is used for optimal joint health. It is also shown to boost immunity, boost brain function, aid in digestive health, support healthy joints, and support healthy blood pressure levels.
Chronic inflammation contributes to some common health conditions. Curcumin can be used as an anti-inflammatory agent, but its bioavailability needs to be enhanced. There comes BioPerine for improved bioavailability. BioPerine is a patented piperine extract, containing at least 95% piperine in a form that is well absorbed by your body. This helps turmeric become more bioavailable to the body so you get the full benefit.
What is Turmeric Extract?
What is Turmeric Extract?
Turmeric is a common spice and also a medicinal herb that comes from the root of Curcuma longa. It contains a chemical called curcumin, which might reduce swelling or anti-inflammatory effects, and in turn, offers pain relief. Turmeric supplements are also known to offer antioxidant effects which combat oxidative damage, and other health benefits.
Benefits of Taking Turmeric Extract
Turmeric Extracts May Help with Rheumatoid Arthritis/Osteoarthritis
Turmeric has a warm, bitter taste and is frequently used to flavor or color curry powder, mustards, butter, and cheeses. Because curcumin and other chemicals in turmeric might decrease swelling, it is often used to treat conditions that involve pain and inflammation.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a health condition affecting over 250 million people worldwide. Although OA was once considered primarily a degenerative and non-inflammatory condition, it is now recognized as having inflammatory effects, including elevated cytokine levels, as well as potentially being connected with systemic inflammation. While there is no cure, there are several anti-inflammatory drugs for treatment; however, many are costly and have undesirable side effects. Therefore, there is increased interest in alternative treatments including anti-inflammatory dietary supplements and herbal remedies.
People commonly use turmeric (curcumin) for medicinal use in treating osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. It is also used for hay fever depression high cholesterol, a type of liver disease itching , but there is no good scientific evidence to support most of these uses.
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10 health benefits of taking Pure Turmeric (Curcumin) Extract with BioPerine
- Antioxidant properties: curcumin may help delay aging, oxidative damage, and fight age-related chronic diseases
- Curcumin has benefits against depression
- Patients suffering from arthritis pain that respond well to curcumin supplements
- Curcumin may be useful in treating Alzheimer’s disease
- Turmeric may help prevent cancer
- Turmeric may have benefits for the skin
- Curcumin may lower your risk of heart disease and can potentially strengthen the cardiovascular system
- Curcumin can boost brain-derived neurotrophic factor
- Turmeric can increase the antioxidant capacity of the body
- Curcumin has natural anti-inflammatory properties
- Turmeric contains bioactive compounds with medicinal properties
Fresh Bros Turmeric (Curcumin) Extract is made in small batches to guarantee freshness and sourced from the best natural herbal supplements suppliers from around the world.
Special Precautions and Warnings: Turmeric (Curcumin) Capsule/Supplements
Special Precautions and Warnings Before Using Turmeric (Curcumin) Capsule/Supplements
Turmeric is commonly used in small amounts as a spice in foods. But it's likely unsafe to use larger amounts of turmeric as a medicine during pregnancy. It might cause a menstrual period or stimulate the uterus, putting the pregnancy at risk. Do not take medicinal amounts of turmeric if you are pregnant.
Turmeric is commonly used in small amounts as a spice in foods. But there isn't enough reliable information to know if turmeric is safe to use in medicinal amounts during breastfeeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid taking curcumin, whether in small or high doses.
Gallbladder disease or problems
Turmeric can make gallbladder disease worse. Do not use turmeric if you have gallbladder disease, gallstones, or a bile duct obstruction.
Taking turmeric might slow blood clotting. This might increase the risk of bruising and bleeding in people with bleeding disorders.
Hormone-sensitive conditions such as breast cancer, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, endometriosis, or uterine fibroids: Turmeric contains a chemical called curcumin, which might act like the hormone estrogen. In theory, this might have effects on hormone-sensitive conditions. Until more is known, use cautiously if you have a condition that might be made worse by exposure to hormones.
Turmeric extract might lower testosterone levels and decrease sperm movement. This might reduce fertility. Turmeric should be used cautiously by people trying to have a baby.
Taking high amounts of turmeric extract might prevent the absorption of iron. Turmeric should be used with caution in people with iron deficiency.
There is some concern that turmeric can damage the liver, especially in people who have liver disease. Don't use turmeric if you have liver problems.
Turmeric extract might slow blood clotting. It might cause extra bleeding during and after surgery. Stop using turmeric at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
Turmeric Extract Dosing & Drug Interactions
Turmeric Extract Dosing
Turmeric extracts have most often been used by adults in doses of up to 1.5 grams daily for up to 9 months. It is also sometimes used in mouthwashes, gels, creams, and tonics. As always, seek medical expertise to provide medical advice on what dose might be best for a specific condition.
Turmeric interacts with medications that slow blood clotting (Anticoagulant / Antiplatelet drugs).
Taking turmeric along with medications that also slow clotting might have drug interactions and increase the chances of bruising and bleeding.
Some of these medications are aspirin, clopidogrel (Plavix), diclofenac (Voltaren, Cataflam, others), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, others), naproxen (Anaprox, Naprosyn, others), dalteparin (Fragmin), enoxaparin (Lovenox), heparin, warfarin (Coumadin), and others.
Turmeric Extract Possible Side Effects & Disclaimer
Turmeric Extract Possible Side Effects
When turmeric extract is taken by mouth: Turmeric extract is likely safe when used short-term. Turmeric supplements and products that provide up to 8 grams of curcumin daily seem to be safe when used for up to 2 months, Also, taking up to 3 grams of turmeric daily seems to be safe when used for up to 3 months.
Turmeric extract usually doesn't cause serious side effects. Some people can experience mild side effects such as an upset stomach or any digestive system issues such as nausea, dizziness, or diarrhea. These side effects are more common at higher doses.
When turmeric extract is applied to the skin: Taking turmeric extracts is generally safe. It is possibly safe when turmeric is applied inside the mouth as a mouthwash.
When turmeric extract is applied to the rectum: Turmeric extracts is possibly safe when used as an enema.
Disclaimer before using any dietary supplement like turmeric (curcumin) capsule
It is true that taking turmeric offers health benefits such as anti-inflammatory effects and antioxidant properties when taken the right way and with proper measures. Taking turmeric supplements might not be good for breastfeeding women, so it's better to avoid it. There can also be drug interactions especially with clotting or anticoagulant/antiplatelet drugs.
If you have any underlying health conditions especially the ones mentioned above, seek professional medical advice first before using turmeric supplements. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These dietary supplements and other products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or medical condition.