Curcumin is a phytochemical found in the spice turmeric. Curcumin is a natural detoxifier. It is a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, curcumin helps relieve inflammation symptoms of arthritis sufferers.
Laboratory studies have shown that curcumin inhibits the production of two enzymes that are involved in promoting and maintaining inflammation in the body. By reducing the effects of these enzymes, curcumin helps relieve inflammation symptoms of arthritis sufferers.
It is beneficial and effective to treat joint pain and swelling in people with arthritis, without the negative side effects of prolonged use of NSAIDs. It may help prevent the development of a variety of conditions related to oxidative and free-radical damage. Curcumin also has other health benefits such as:
Curcumin helps prevent DNA mutations that can lead to cancer
Curcumin also inhibits the growth of H. pylori, a bacteria believed to cause stomach and colon cancer
Curcumin keeps the heart healthy by preventing a plaque build-up in the arteries
Curcumin may also help lower blood pressure and prevent blood clots
Curcumin helps protect the liver from the damaging effects of alcohol, toxic chemicals, and even some pharmaceutical drugs
It also stimulates the production of bile, which is needed to digest fat
Kills salmonella bacteria and protozoa that can cause diarrhea
Experiment to add turmeric to your recipes for added colour and health benefits!