Curcumin capsules and its importance!!

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Curcumin capsules and its importance!!

As all knows Curcumin (Turmeric) plant, basically belongs to ginger family is the main spice in curry especially in the South India. Turmeric or curcumin generally used as remedies for arthritis, heartburn, stomach pain, and intestinal gas, loss of appetite, jaundice, liver problems and also gallbladder disorders. The extract is found to be applied on skin for other reasons such as ringworm, leech bites, eye infections and some infected wounds.

Curcumin is a natural phytonutrient and some might get confused with the curcumin and turmeric. Generally curcumin capsules contains 95% curcuminoids – ie. Curcumin (c), Demethoxycurcumin (DMC), Bismethoxycurcumin (BMC) with the composition of 76:19:5.

Curcumin activity:

This has dual activity and it doesn’t work like other antioxidants:

ü Capable of preventing free radical formation

ü Neutralize the free radicals that are already existing

As this plays dual role, this is considered to be as an effective bioprotectant.

Curcumin capsules contains 500mg of turmeric curcumin extract per capsule that is considered to be more than standard dosage needed to acquire the benefits that if offers. The bottle generally comes with 120 capsules for 2-3 months’ supply. This has been tested clinically for anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and other detoxification properties.