When it comes to turmeric, I believe everyone is familiar with it.Turmeric is a medicinal spice consumed in India since ancient times. In yoga tradition and Ayurvedic medicine, turmeric is believed to purify the blood, body, and energy system. Daily consumption of turmeric can purify the blood, improve liver function and circulatory system, heal gastrointestinal diseases, make energy transparent, and make the body full of vitality. Incorporating turmeric into daily diet is one of the best ways to prevent many diseases, repair the body, and maintain a healthy and long life.
But curcumin ≠ Curcuminoids,
Curcuminoids is an extract of turmeric, which is the most important functional component in medicinal and edible sources of turmeric. The average content of Curcuminoids in 30mg is equivalent to 1 kilogram of turmeric.
The reason why Curcuminoids is called “golden nutrition” is because it has a wide range of applications. The pharmaceutical industry, healthcare products industry, and cosmetics industry are all involved.
- Anti inflammation and joint protection
Curcuminoids has excellent anti-inflammatory effects, very similar to the effects of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Curcuminoids plays a huge role in reducing proinflammatory factors and increasing the release of anti-inflammatory factors, so as to achieve the effect of controlling chronic disease inflammation, such as rheumatic arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, type I diabetes, myocarditis, systemic lupus erythematosus, polycystic ovary syndrome and other disease symptoms.
- Anti-Oxidant Effect:
The antioxidant effect of Curcuminoids is mainly reflected in clearing reactive oxygen species, inhibiting lipid peroxidation reactions, increasing the activities of superoxide dismutase (SOD), catalase (CAT), glutathione peroxidase (GSH-PX), etc. It also has a significant inhibitory effect on phospholipid lipid peroxidation and OH induced DNA oxidative damage.
According to a study by a well-known American journal (J. Am. Chem. Soc.), the antioxidant capacity of natural Curcuminoids is 2.33 times that of bioflavonoids, 1.6 times that of vitamin E, and 2.75 times that of vitamin C.
- Improve the body’s immune capacity
Curcuminoids can promote the production of more endogenous antimicrobial peptides and proteins in the human body, thereby helping the immune system resist various bacterial, viral, and fungal infections.
- 4. Reversing liver injury
Enhance the activity of “ethanol dehydrogenase” and “acetaldehyde dehydrogenase”, enhance the body’s ability to decompose acetaldehyde, thereby inhibiting the increase in acetaldehyde concentration in the body after drinking, helping the liver detoxify and reducing the burden on the liver; In addition, curcumin also has special antioxidant and inhibitory effects on NF-kB transcription factors, which can repair liver cells, restore liver function, and prevent various toxins from damaging the liver.
- 5. Enhance memory
Curcuminoids can significantly reduce the synthesis of proteins in the brain regions that control memory and emotional functions. A new study published in the “American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry” suggests that turmeric may improve people’s memory by nearly 30% and alleviate depression.