Curcumin is an extraordinary molecule extracted from the spice we know as turmeric. It is among the most potent of the natural inhibitors of NF-kB a chemical that tells genes to produce inflammatory cytokines and other signaling molecules that promote cancer growth and development.
Curcumin is showing promise in treating or preventing some of mankind’s most common, and most dangerous, malignancies. These include chronic lymphocytic leukemia, lymphomas, pancreatic cancers, bladder cancer, colon cancer, and cancer of the bile ducts. And curcumin can help to suppress the cancer-provoking inflammation generated by obesity, one of today’s most pressing health problems.
What else is Curcumin used for?
Reduces upset stomach and occasional heartburn
Maintains a balanced inflammatory response
Promotes healthy immune function
Supports healthy circulation
Historically, turmeric extract has been used in Indian (Ayurvedic) and Traditional Chinese cultures to aid digestion, support the liver, maintain healthy flora, regulate menstruation, and strengthen the body.
It is referred to as carminative, with aromatic and stimulant properties according to ancient texts.
Curcuminoids, including curcumin, are the active components found in the root and rhizomes of the plant.
Find a version that is standardized to provide 95% curcuminoids.