Best Curcumin with Bioperine contains a standardized extract of Curcuma longa root, commonly known as "Turmeric". Turmeric is named in ancient Ayurvedic and Chinese herbal texts as a traditional folk remedy. Historically, turmeric was used externally for wounds, and sprains, and internally for digestive health, joint support, enhancement of liver health, and immune wellness. Turmeric is a highly valued herb in cultures and cuisines throughout the world. The active ingredients in Curcuma longa are a group of plant substances called curcuminoids. Collectively known as "curcumin", they have demonstrated potent antioxidant properties in scientific studies.* Curcuminoids benefit joints and other tissues by helping to neutralize free-radicals.*
The numerous beneficial effects attributed to turmeric stem in large measure from the antioxidant properties of curcumin. Antioxidants neutralize free radicals, which are highly unstable molecules that can damage cellular structures through abnormal oxidative reactions. Curcumin is a potent "scavenger" of the superoxide radical, a free radical that initiates potentially harmful oxidative processes such as lipid peroxidation. Through this activity, curcumin has been shown to protect skin cells from the injurious effect of nitroblue tetrazolium, a toxin that generates superoxide radicals. Curcumin also increases survival of cells exposed in vitro to the enzyme hypoxanthine/xanthine oxidase, which stimulates superoxide and hydrogen peroxide production. Curcumin is not toxic to cells, even at high concentrations. "Pure" curcumin has been shown to be less protective that a mixture of curcuminoids, indicating a possible synergism among the curcuminoids. Because free radicals are involved in aging and exert harmful effects on skin, these results suggest curcumin may help slow skin aging.
Several articles and studies have mentioned the health benefits of Curcumin, for example:
ScienceDaily (July 14, 2005) HOUSTON - Curcumin, the pungent yellow spice found in both turmeric and curry powders, blocks a key biological pathway needed for development of melanoma and other cancers, say researchers from The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Supports healthy brain aging and has potent neuroprotective activity
Supports joint function*
Protects cells and tissues by fighting free radicals*
Supplement Facts Best Curcumin with Bioperine® Serving Size: 1 capsule
Turmeric root (Curcuma longa)(Curcumin C3 Complex)Supplying 500 mg total curcuminoids
Black pepper fruit extract (Piper nigrum)(Bioperine)
Daily Value not established.
Other Ingredients: rice powder, magnesium stearate (vegetable source), gelatin capsule. Contains Nothing Other Than Listed Ingredients.
Suggested Use: Adult: Take 1 to 3 capsules daily with food.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
This contains MAGNESIUM STEARATE, a binder that is TOXIC. Where can I find Curcumin without magnesium stearate? My dog has a cancerous tumor and I don't want to give him ANYTHING toxic, even in small doses!
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Asked on: November 28, 2012 Question: What is the size of each capsule?
00A: Best Curcumin with Bioperine comes in the form of 500mg capsules.
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Asked on: March 7, 2013 Question: ls this fda approved?
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Asked on: January 16, 2013 Question: would this product knock back blood cancer cells, multiple myeloma plus prostate cancer, psa is 0.80 and what would 2 of these cost in nz to be sent here. thank you
00A: Studies show that Curcumin contains potent antioxidants that may be beneficial in neutralizing free radicals. Studies also indicate that Curcumin may help protect vital organs and help to prevent disease because of these potent antioxidants.
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