Tag: curcumin

Boosting the Bioavailability of Curcumin

“BOOSTING THE BIOAVAILABILITY OF CURCUMIN” Historians from around the world have produced evidence to show that apparently all primitive peoples used herbs, often in a sophisticated way. Quinine from Cinchona bark was used to treat the symptoms of malaria long before the disease was identified. And the raw ingredients of a common aspirin tablet had…


Fighting Lupus With Turmeric: Good as Gold

“Fighting Lupus With Turmeric: Good as Gold” Different autoimmune diseases tend to target different organs. If our immune system attacks the insulin-producing cells in our pancreas, we can end up with Type 1 diabetes. If our immune system attacks our thyroid gland, we can end up with hypothyroidism. But in the autoimmune disease lupus, our…


Who Shouldn’t Consume Curcumin or Turmeric?

[Music] following flax and wheatgrass turmeric is the third best-selling botanical dietary supplement racking up 12 million dollars in sales increasing at a rate of about 20 percent curcumin is a natural plant product extracted from turmeric root used commonly as of food add to pops their fourths Pleasant mild aroma an exotic yellow color…


Turmeric or Curcumin: Plants vs. Pills

supplement manufacturers often fall into the same reductionist trap as the drug companies herbs are assumed to only have one main active ingredient so if you can isolate and purify it into a pill the thinking goes you can boost the effects curcumin is described as the active ingredient in turmeric but is it the…


Heart of Gold: Turmeric vs. Exercise

“Heart of Gold: Turmeric vs. Exercise” The endothelium is the inner lining of our blood vessels. Laid end-to-end the endothelial cells from a single human would wrap more than four times around the world. And it’s not just like an inert layer; it’s highly metabolically active. I’ve talked about how sensitive our endothelium is to…