Turmeric, also known as curcuma longa, is a very common herb. Often referred to as the “Queen of Spices,” its main characteristics are a pepper-like aroma, sharp taste and golden color.
According to the Journal of the American Chemical Society, turmeric contains a wide range of antioxidant, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, anticarcinogenic, antimutagenic and anti-inflammatory properties.
It is also loaded with many healthy nutrients such as protein, dietary fiber, niacin, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium and zinc. Due to all these factors, turmeric is often used to treat a wide variety of health problems.
Turmeric is a powerful antioxidant with Bioactive Compounds!
Antioxidants neutralize free radicals that damages the cells causing health problems while Bioactive Compounds have medicinal properties that may help in the treatment of some conditions such as:
Turmeric contains a natural anti-inflammatory compound called Curcumin that can be beneficial for people suffering from chronic inflammatory diseases such as arthritis.
- CARDIOVASCULAR CONDITIONS
Compounds in turmeric help to lower low-density lipoprotein, or "bad," cholesterol levels and prevent cholesterol from building plaque on blood vessel walls. Turmeric can also prevent platelets from clumping together, which may reduce the risk of blood clots.
- CANCER PREVENTION
Turmeric’s preventive effects may relate to its antioxidant properties which protect cells from damage to help prevent or aid in the treatment of several types of cancers, including prostate, breast, ski and colon cancer. Intensive research is still ongoing for Turmeric’s anti-cancer properties.
- PREVENTION OF DIABETES
Studies have shown that curcumin may provide ideal intervention for Type 2 diabetes capable of mitigating characteristic pathophysiological hallmarks of the disease such as elevated blood sugar and insulin resistance.
According to clinical research, curcumin has glucose lowering effect and improves fatty acid oxidation and utilization.
- NEURODEGENERATIVE CONDITIONS
Turmeric has also been studied to prevent or slow down the effects of Alzheimer’s Disease which is a leading cause of dementia. The anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of curcumin is generally believed to be cause various improvements in the pathological process of Alzheimer’s disease.
- VCAPS – Atienza Naturale Turmeric Capsule is encapsulated in vegetable capsules not in animal based substances.
- Each capsule contains 500mg. of pure and fresh Curcuma longa powder
- FDA Registration. No.: FR-142046
- FDA LTO No.: CFRR-NCR-FT-144
- DOSAGE: 1-2 Capsules daily
- Available at all Mercury Drugstores and other leading drugstores nationwide.