Industry Sources Discuss The Use Of Turmeric Curcumin For Inflammation
Turmeric curcumin has been receiving a lot of recent media attention about its anti-inflammatory properties and use as a natural treatment solution for everyday joint pain.
Curcumin only makes up about 5% of Turmeric so modern medicine is now able to formulate a concentrated turmeric extract with 95% curcumin rather than 5% to get the greater benefits from curcumin. "
How does Curcumin for inflammation for work ?
Curcumin is believed to work like a COX-2 inhibitor in the body much like Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs(NSAIDs) work. NSAIDs are the main medical treatment for relieving inflammation in the body but can carry serious long-term side effects like gastrointestinal bleeding.
Curcumin has been tested in human studies for treatment of inflammation related ailments like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and everyday joint pain. Researchers have also been studying the use of Curcumin for targeted inflammation related conditions like coronary inflammation, skin inflammation, and areas of cancer.
Researchers are excited about the possibilities of curcumin because of its natural ability to relieve inflammation conditions without the serious side effects experienced from continued use of drugs.
Is Curcumin Extract Safe?
Turmeric is classified by the US FDA as "Generally Recognized as Safe" (GRAS) and had been ingested for 100's of years. Turmeric curcumin has been used in human studies with large dosages that resulted in no serious adverse reactions.
Where to get Curcumin Extract ?
There is a wide range of curcumin products and Apex Natural™ spokesperson offered the following comment: "When buying a curcumin extract make sure it is not generic turmeric powder which contains low curcumin. but rather the label should state that it is standardized curcumin extract. The typical highest purity is 95% curcumin. Some products include ingredients that may change the effects of curcumin so understand what you are buying."
Apex Natural offers their pure curcumin 95 extract on Amazon.com along with a detailed product guide to inform customers about how to use curcumin and provides reference to the detailed studies done on curcumin.
About Apex Natural
Apex Natural promotes health and wellness through healthy living, comprehensive information and quality products. The company is located in the Pacific Northwest. The products offered by the company use quality ingredients that are sourced from the top suppliers in the health industry.
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