Nature's Anti-Inflammatory Gold: Turmeric Extract
Turmeric is a plant in the ginger family. It is often used as a seasoning in cooking. The curry we often eat has turmeric powder.
Why is turmeric extract powder called "anti-Inflammatory gold"?
Curcumin contained in turmeric extract can inhibit the production of pro-inflammatory genes and block inflammatory response pathways. It can control chronic inflammation and help relieve joint pain and other inflammation.
Secondly, the benefits of the turmeric extract curcumin:
There are multiple antioxidant functional groups in the chemical structure of natural curcumin. The antioxidant capacity is 2.33 times that of bioflavonoids, 1.6 times that of vitamin E, and 2.75 times that of vitamin C.
Curcumin inhibits bacterial growth through various mechanisms, inhibits the formation of bacterial biofilms, and increases the body's ability to remove bacteria. It is often used in the treatment of bacterial diseases.
But not everyone is suitable for curcumin supplements. For patients with liver insufficiency, the iron in turmeric may aggravate hepatitis and cause liver damage; pregnant women should not supplement turmeric extract, as turmeric has a strong effect of promoting blood circulation and removing blood stasis, which is likely to cause adverse reactions.