Curcumin the active component of Tumeric
Date Posted:25 August 2014
Tumeric has seen a huge rise in popularity since clinical studies established that curcumin, the active component of Tumeric, is ten times as effective as an anti-oxidant. Not only is it a powerful anti-oxidant, it actually increases the ay other anti-oxidants work, even those you obtain from your food.
Curcumin works in two ways- it scavenges free radicals, thereby reducing the risk of cellular damage. It slows down neurological ageing process, protects the liver, helps lower LDL cholesterol and triglycerides (the kind of cholesterol you don’t want) and increases HDL cholesterol (the good form of cholesterol) and aids general wellbeing.
Traditionally Tumeric was used mainly as an anti-inflammatory, the active component curcumin is a non-irritant on the gastric tract so is calming and soothing to inflamed areas, as well as assisting healing. Curcumin increases gastroprotective mucus secretion, thereby protecting the stomach and intestinal walls from inflammation and ulcers. Buy High Potency Curcumin