Ayur-Curcumin is a useful dietary adjunct for individuals wishing to supplement with turmeric.
Studies have shown that curcumin contains antioxidant properties and can assist in the regulation of physiological responses.
- Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a traditional spice and herb used in India.
- Curcumin, a yellow coloring agent in turmeric is recognizable in many Indian food dishes. Traditionally, Ayurvedic medicine has used turmeric cosmetically and for various ailments including cardiovascular and neurological function.
- Studies have shown that curcumin contains antioxidant properties and can assist in the regulation of physiological responses.
- Researchers believe curcumin’s mechanism of action is likely mediated through its ability to inhibit cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2), lipoxygenase (LOX), and induce nitric oxide synthase.
- These enzymes are usually up regulated during the body’s normal physiological response, and curcumin’s beneficial effects may support the regulation of COX-2 and LOX enzymes compared to conventional therapies.
Directions: Adults take 1 capsule daily with meals or as directed by a healthcare professional.