Real • Organic Ground Turmeric
CA$ 3.99 – CA$ 26.00
Although Dried turmeric is widely available, but the best sources should be selected from organically grown turmeric since it has not been contaminated or irradiated. Turmeric has a much higher content of the active ingredient curcumin – is one of nature’s most powerful healers. Turmeric is documented as effective in conditions ranging from cancer to Alzheimer’s disease. New research is now revealing its benefits as a preventative and treatment for lung, colon, and liver diseases.
Place of Origin: India
Quality Testing & Packaging In: Canada
Size: 50 grams
Shelf Life: 2 years
Organic Ingredients: Tumeric Ground, non-irradiated.
How to use: Organic Tumeric Ground can be used as a seasoning and a pickling spice. Is also good for soaking in water directly or as an addition to brown sugar, honey, and other sweet food products.
Main ingredients and Functions
Neurodegenerative Protection – Evidence is mounting that turmeric may afford protection against neurodegenerative diseases through its ability to cross the blood brain barrier. Alzheimer’s disease is thought to occur when a fragmented protein accumulates in brain cells producing oxidative stress and inflammation, and forming plaque between nerve cells in the brain that disrupt function. Curcumin may prevent this oxidation and inflammation.
Prevent the oxidation of cholesterol – Turmeric may prevent the oxidation of cholesterol in the body. It is oxidized cholesterol that damages blood vessels and builds up in the plaque that can lead to heart attack or stroke. Turmeric also contains vitamin B6 which is needed to keep homocysteine levels from getting too high. High homocysteine levels damage blood vessel walls and are considered a significant risk factor for blood vessel damage, atherosclerotic plaque build-up, and heart disease.
Lung Protection – Researchers reported that naturally occurring polyphenols in curcumin offer a safer alternative treatment. Curcumin can directly scavenge free radicals such as superoxide anion and nitric oxide, and modulate important signaling pathways. These polyphenols also down-regulate expression of pro-inflammatory mediators, and up-regulate desirable gene expression in the lungs. Researchers concluded that curcumin is a potential therapeutic agent against chronic lung diseases.
Colon Disease – In Molecular Nutritional Research, mice given an inflammatory agent that normally induces colitis were protected when curcumin was added to their diet five days beforehand. The mice receiving curcumin lost less weight than the control animals. When researchers checked their intestinal cell function, all the typical signs of colitis were greatly reduced. Researchers consider its benefits result from its antioxidant activity as well as its power to inhibit a major cellular inflammatory agent, NF kappa-B.
Benefits provides to liver
- Protection from cholesterol: Turmeric removes cholesterol from liver. Thus it savesfrom fatty liver disease where the fat accumulation in liver exceeds more than 5-10% of the weight of the liver. This can also lead to serious complications. Not only this, it also helps in prevention by controlling assimilation of cholesterol in the liver. Curcumin, one of the active ingredients in turmeric is believed to communicate with liver cells to produce more LDL receptors. Due to increase in receptors, more cholesterol is cleared from our body. Studies have shown that LDL receptors increase multifold in number when liver cells are treated with turmeric!
- Coping with excess alcohol: Excess of alcohol damages liver. Turmeric can assist liver in coping up with excess of alcohol and its consequences.
- Bile secretion: Turmeric is also known to increase the secretion of bile thus improving digestion too.
Cautions and Warnings
Should be stored in a tightly sealed container in dry place
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