Turmeric supplements can have a number of health benefits, and is a key ingredient for Nutrabiotics, but what is Turmeric?
Turmeric is a yellow-coloured powder ground from the root of the turmeric plant, which grows in India and Indonesia. Turmeric contains a yellow-coloured chemical called curcumin, which is often used to colour foods and cosmetics. The Turmeric plant is related to the ginger family and is traditionally used in Chinese and Indian medicine to treat arthritis.
The turmeric plant is identifiable by both its characteristic tuberous roots and the leaves that extend upwards from erect, thick stems arising from the root.
What are the benefits of Turmeric supplements?
Turmeric, especially its most active compound curcumin has many health benefits. Turmeric of often found in natural joint supplements, due to its many health benefits, which are thought to:
- Be a natural anti-inflammatory
- Boost immunity
- Balance hormones
- Encourage proper digestion
- Prevent Alzheimer’s disease
- Manage arthritis pain
Natural anti-inflammatory – inflammation is a natural defence of your body, which helps the body to heal naturally. Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric and has powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Helps damaged muscles to recover faster –recovery is an important component of a training regime and it is possible that this plant chemical can also promote and speed up the healing of damaged tissue.
Pain assistance – due to the fact that curcumin is known for its powerful anti-inflammatory properties, the effects of reduced inflammation can create the side effect of reduced pain.
Reduces risk osteoporosis – as you age, your bones start to weaken and lose essential minerals. Osteoporosis results in weaker bones that are more prone to breaking. This condition can cause pain and sometimes can even make the sufferer shorter. Turmeric can help to prevent the loss of bone minerals and maintain bone density.
Helps to relieve gas/and or bloating – turmeric curcumin has been shown to calm the digestive system, helping to relieve gas and bloating.
Nutrabiotics Turmeric supplements
Our Turmeric joint supplements combines Turmeric Curcumin complex with Boswellia Extract, Glucosamine and Chondroitin to provide the perfect ingredients for supporting joints that can take a lot of stress throughout the day. Our unique Curcumin Complex is a highly bioavailable antioxidant defender, quenching free radicals, whilst supporting the body’s own natural anti-inflammatory processes.