If you've ever had curry, you've probably had turmeric. Even though this spice isn't particularly spicy, its used often in Indian cuisine and is utilized more for its ability to give color to food. What most people might not know is that turmeric has much more depth and importance that just adding flair to your weekday dinners. Curcumin, which is found in Turmeric, has many healing and health properties.
If you've watched daytime television or picked up any health magazine, you may have heard the word ANTIOXIDANT and FREE RADICALS. This has to do with valance shell electrons reactivity and...well, antioxidants are good for you. Free radicals are not. Curcumin is an antioxidant which means it will protect your body, your DNA, from damaging free radicals which are linked to a slew of negative affects on your body including aging and diseases.
Research found on WebMD shows Curcumin to also provide anti-inflammatory benefits, sometimes showing better results than ibuprofen. Patients who suffer from arthritis or R.A. can find relief with using Curcumin extract tablets. There has also been studies that show Curcumin may protect against Alzheimer's , colitis, high cholesterol, ulcers, skin disease and even that it may have helped inhibit the growth of certain tumors.
Come into the pharmacy and you'll find we have a few choices of Turmeric and Curcumin supplements to peruse. Keep in mind that there are many brands available but quality is key to making sure there is a high level of Curcumin extract with 250-400mg. Out top brands include LifeExtension and Himalaya Pure Herbs. Our friendly staff and pharmacy can help you find the best choice for your lifestyle needs.