It helps in maintaining healthy inflammatory and metabolic responses. Curcumin helps to maintain healthy inflammation through multiple cellular mechanisms. It is also known to have important antioxidant properties and helps support the body’s natural detoxification, liver, and cognitive functions. In this purified form without enhanced absorption curcuminoids are most helpful for gastrointestinal health.
· One of turmeric’s main claims to fame is that it’s commonly used to fight inflammation. Curcumin may improve endothelial function, or the health of the thin membrane that covers the inside of the heart and blood vessels. This membrane plays a key role in regulating blood pressure. Lower endothelial function is associated with aging and an increased risk of heart disease. Thus, curcumin may help protect against age-related loss of function and reduce your likelihood of developing heart disease.
· Its potent anti-inflammatory properties, curcumin may be a safe and effective long-term treatment option for people with osteoarthritis (OA).
· Curcumin and piperine may help treat and prevent diabetes, as well as associated disorders like diabetic nephropathy (also called diabetic kidney disease), which affects people with type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes.
· Turmeric and piperine may even protect your brain against common degenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s. It also helps to overcome depression. It’s possible that Piperine may also help improve dopamine and serotonin levels. Where as Piperine may improve the neurotransmission of certain chemicals. Two such chemicals serotonin and beta-endorphin, play an important role in memory. With an increased presence of these chemicals in their body, it’s possible that people could improve their memory overall
· Curcumin shows promise as a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a chronic inflammatory disorder that commonly affects the joints but may spread to other areas, such as the eyes, lungs, skin, heart, and blood vessels.