Curcumin

Curcumin powder
 

How it supports your body

Curcumin is a potent antioxidant that has been extensively researched and shown to clinically support your body as it works to lower inflammation. Curcumin has been both clinically studied and widely used in traditional medicines to support a healthy response to inflammation and has also been shown to help improve mood and soothe your intestines.

The details

Our sourceCurcuma longa, commonly known as turmeric

Amount (PMS & Period Support): 218mg of Meriva®

Supplier: Indena S.p.A (Italy)

What makes it specialMeriva® is a patented extract of purified curcumin that has been microencapsulated in a phytosome. The phytosome is a special structure of sunflower lecithin that ensures your body can absorb the active ingredients in curcumin as they pass through your body. Meriva® has been studied with over 2,000 patients in clinical trials, and the curcumin in Meriva® has been shown to be over 30X more bioavailable than raw curcumin. Meriva® is a registered trademark of Indena S.p.A.

The Research

There are 14,300+ plus published papers looking into how Curcumin works. Take a dive into the research to see what the science says. Below are three papers to get you started.

** Comparative Absorption of a Standardized Curcuminoid Mixture and Its Lecithin Formulation. Journal of Natural Products 74, 664–669 (2011).

** Inhibition of cyclo-oxygenase 2 expression in colon cells by the chemopreventive agent curcumin involves inhibition of NF-κB activation via the NIK/IKK signalling complex. Oncogene 18, 6013–6020 (1999).

** A Meta-Analysis of the Clinical Use of Curcumin for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Journal of Clinical Medicine 7, 298 (2018).