Daily Deals Link

Turmeric and Curcumin: The New Herbal Superstars

Turmeric and its most active compound, curcumin, are flying high; in 2013 they became the best-selling herbal supplements in natural and health food stores, according to a new report by the American Botanical Council. Although American consumers are just getting fired up about turmeric, this herb has been used for 4,000 years as a treatment for a variety of conditions, and as a staple in Asian, Indian, and Middle Eastern cuisines. Turmeric has also been popular among researchers, who have devoted thousands of studies to investigating it over the last two decades. The scientific findings are impressive, and show that turmeric is extremely safe and has a wide range of therapeutic uses, including:

  • Reducing inflammation
  • Acting as a strong antioxidant and protecting against free radical damage
  • Protecting the liver from toxins
  • Alleviating depression

Turmeric is sold as a whole root, or as an extract concentrated (standardized) to contain curcumin. There are some concerns, however, that the curcumin in turmeric extract is not well absorbed. Several brands have addressed this issue by combining the curcumin with black pepper, phospholipids, bromelain, or some other delivery method. Dosage is also important; the science suggests taking 250–500 mg, three times per day, of turmeric extract standardized to 90–95% curcumin.

Source: American Botanical Council

Copyright © 2020 TraceGains, Inc. All rights reserved.

Learn more about TraceGains, the company.

Blog
Facebook
YouTube
Twitter
Pintrest
Shop Ortho Molecular
Metagenics
Pure Encapsulations
Diamond Formulations
Douglas Laboratories
Designs For Health
Thorne Research
Integrative Therapeutics
Neuro Science
Vital Nutrients
Bezwecken
Progressive Labs
Allergy Research Group
Designs For Health
Nutra BioGenesis
DaVinci Laboratories
Genestra Brands
See All Brands
Click for the BBB Business Review of this Vitamins & Food Supplements in Sarasota FL
Alert Site

*Our FREE SHIPPING (includes all US addresses, US territories and US Military addresses, including AK, HI, PR, and VI) is generally sent Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, via priority mail or first class mail from the US Postal Service or UPS Ground, at our discretion. Shipping transit times are generally between 2-7 business days, excluding holidays. We reserve the right to charge a shipping fee if an alternative method is requested. Learn more at the at the Shipping Information page..

Please Note: Professional Supplement Center assumes no risk or liability for your use or misuse of information contained on this website. Health related and label information change frequently, and while every attempt has been made to ensure that the content on this site is accurate, product infomation changes are subject to change without notice. Additionally, to comply with our return policy, the label should be reviewed prior to opening a product. You should always check with a healthcare practitioner before taking any supplements.

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.
This site is not owned or operated by either Metagenics, Inc. or NeuroScience Inc.
Douglas Laboratories' logo, text, graphics, and photo images are the property of HVL LLC dba Douglas Laboratories and are used with permissions. Copyright © 2020.
Pure Encapsulations' logo, text, graphics, and photo images are the property of Pure Encapsulations, Inc. and are used with permissions. Copyright © 2020.

© Copyright 2020 Professional Supplement Center, LLC, 5441 Palmer Crossing Circle, Sarasota, FL 34233. All rights reserved. Local time is 7/11/2020 1:12:17 AM.