Curcumin was first used by Indians over 3000 years ago in traditional Ayurvedic medicine. Modern science has found that this extract from the common spice turmeric has remarkable qualities as an antioxidant. Over time, as our cells continue to be affected by free radicals, or oxidants, organs begin to degenerate and aging accelerates. The body has built-in defense mechanisms to protect itself from free radical damage, but eventually, aging depletes the bodys ability to keep oxidants at bay.
Curcumin can also help maintain normal healthy platelet function and the normal process of bile excretion.
New studies have tied inflammation to overexpression of a protein molecule called nuclear factor-kappa beta (NFkB). NFkB acts like a switch to turn on genes that produce the body's inflammatory responses. Because NFkB's expression increases in aging adults, scientists have sought ways to modulate NFkB and its effects in the body.
Curcumin has been shown to exert powerful effects within the body. Curcumin inhibits overexpression of NFkB and acts on substances that activate NFkB. For example, by binding iron and copper in brain tissue, curcumin reduces NFkB activation.
Curcumin's multifaceted effects include protecting against estrogen-mimicking chemicals, protecting against damaging free radicals, and promoting normal cell cycle growth.
The turmeric extract in Super Curcumin with Bioperine has been standardized to 95% curcuminoids and enhanced with the thermonutrient Bioperine in order to ensure optimal quality, potency, and bioavailability.
Serving Size 1 capsule
Servings Per Container 60
Amount Per Serving
BCM-95® Bio-Curcumin® (Curcuma longa) 25:1 extract (root) [std. to 95% Total Curcuminoids Complex with Essential Oils of Turmeric Rhizome by HPLC (380 mg)]
This product contains NO milk, egg, fish, peanuts, crustacean shellfish, soybeans, tree nuts, wheat, yeast, gluten, corn, or rice. Contains NO sugar, and no artificial sweeteners, flavors, colors, or preservatives.
Bioperine is a trademark of Sabinsa Corporation.
Dosage and Use
Take one capsule once or twice daily with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Do not take more than 15 mg of Bioperine per day. Do not use Bioperine without physician supervision since it may increase blood levels of prescription medications. Do not take if you have a biliary tract obstruction. High doses of curcumin on an empty stomach may cause stomach ulcers. Do not take with anticancer drugs.
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