Total: R49.10 Excl.
CAPSULES - are a herbal medicine assisting in the
prevention of indigestion and which assists in the
treatment of inflammation and helps to overcome viral
Benefits: Antioxidant action; anti-inflammatory; prevents
hardening of the arteries; indigestion; liver problems;
peptic ulcers; cancer fighting properties; prevents
HIV progression; helps prevent the formation of gallstones.
Contains, nutrients: calcium, iron, manganese, phosphorus,
potassium, zinc, vitamins, B1, B2, and B3 And C. Contains
Phytochemicals: alpha-pinene, alpha-terpinol, azulene,
beta-carotene, borneol, caffeic acid, curcumin, eugenol,
guaiacol, limonene, linalool, 1,8-cineole, p-coumaric
acid, p-cymene, turmerone and vanillic acid.
Turmeric has been used for many years throughout South
East to prevent inflammatory conditions, such as arthritis.
Turmeric’s principal chemical component is called
curcumin, this is the powerful antioxidant, which
scavenges the free radicals.
(Dangerous oxidizing chemicals produced by invaders)
in our bodies. Turmeric helps prevent the hardening
of arteries and the formation of gallstones. Turmeric
has been used for centuries in India to relieve indigestion
and stop stomach irritations.
Turmeric (Curcuma Longa; C. Domestica) is a perennial
plant grown throughout southern and eastern Asia .The
root of the plant is used as a medicine. Turmeric’s
principal chemical component is called curcumin, this
is the powerful antioxidant action, which battles
cancers, arthritis, viral infections, scavenges free
radicals, protects the liver and stimulates the gallbladder.
Turmeric is one of the most useful herbal HIV treatments
as it helps prevent HIV infection from progressing
to full-blown AIDS. Curcumin counteracts intergrase,
an enzyme HIV needs to attach itself to human DNA.
Curcumin helps relax blood vessels lowering blood
pressure and reducing the risk of a heart attack.
Curcumin increases the production of enzymes that
stop cholesterol from crystallizing into gallstones.
Turmeric helps reduce the over production of leukotrienes
that cause pain and inflammation. People in India
have been using Turmeric for many years to treat and
prevent inflammatory conditions such as arthritis
it also aids in the relief of carpel tunnel syndrome
and bursitis. Laboratory studies have long confirmed
what ayurvedic practitioners have known for hundreds
Turmeric helps prevent inflammation of the gums, robbing
bacteria of a place to grow and preventing halitosis
and periodontal disease.
Turmeric has been used for thousands of years to relieve
indigestion and stop stomach irritations.
Trials done on arthritic patients revealed that curcumin
was similarly effective, as anti-inflammatory drugs,
however did not present the same side effects.
References: A, R., N.Basu, V.Kapoor,
et al., Anti-Inflammatory studies on Curcuma Longa
(Turmeric), Indian Journal of Medical Research 59(1971):
Mazumder, A., S. Wang, N.Neamati, et al., Antiretroviral
Agents as Inhibitors of both Human Immunodeficiency
Virus Type 1 Integrase and Protease, Journal of Medicinal
Chemistry 39(13) (21 June 1996): 2472-2481.