Pukka Wholistic Turmeric contains the highest grade of organic turmeric, a wonderful spice that should be used every day. Turmeric supplements are very useful to help maintain healthy joints, circulation and skin.
Turmeric's benefits are due to its ability to directly inhibit the enzymes that cause inflammation in the body and can be used wherever there is pain; joints, shoulders and back. As it specifically increases circulation, a turmeric supplement if often recommended for when there are stiff or tense muscles. Human clinical trials have shown that Turmeric reduces cholesterol.
Turmeric has been used since ancient times for digestive problems such as gastritis and hyperacidity, a practice that is backed up by reports that it helps to increase mucous production and protects the stomach lining. Curcuminoids, in turmeric tablets, also increase bile flow into the intestines, thus improving the breakdown of fats. Its antioxidant properties, anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties render this herb to be "the most important herb" by numerous practitioners.
Benefits of Wholistic Turmeric:
- Extract of turmeric that has a higher concentration of curcumin that regular turmeric
- Curcumin can inhibit many molecules known to play major roles in inflammation.
- Increases the antioxidant capacity of the body to fight free radicals
- Helps tackle many of the factors that contribute to heart disease
Directions: As a food supplement, take one or two turmeric capsules daily with water or Pukka Organic Aloe Vera Juice before food, or as directed by your healthcare professional.
Do not use when pregnant.
Turmeric root* 50%, Turmeric root wholistic extract* 40%, Long Pepper fruit* 5%, Nutrigest Seagreens Arctic fresh seaweed*, Ginger root*, Spirulina*, Vegetable cellulose capsule (hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose). * = Organic = Contains non organic anti-caking agent-silicon dioxide.
Why is turmeric so special?
Part of the reason is down to the characteristically strong yellow colour of this incredible root. These yellow pigments are collectively known as curcuminoids. The root is also brimming with essential oils knowns as turmerones. The curcuminoids and the turmerones work together within the body, helping to combat free radicals which can damage and age our bodies. They also stimulate a positive response within the body that can help circulation, protect the brain and rejuvenate the liver. Pukka Wholistic Turmeric capsules contain curcuminoids, turmeric essential oils and a full range of turmeric actives. This means we harness the effects of all 200 plus of turmeric’s bioactive compounds. Our unique wholistic extraction process enhances absorption and substantially increases potency.
Why is turmeric good for you?
The health benefits of turmeric are vast and include:
- Helping to protect us from the effects of day-to-day life thanks to turmeric’s very potent polyphenols, also known as antioxidants.
- Balancing the digestive system through turmeric’s effects on promoting a healthy digestive environment. It has been shown to act as a pre-biotic, benefitting the gut microbiome.
- Supporting muscles, joints and wellbeing post exercise thanks to its benefits on the musculoskeletal system.
- Research has shown that turmeric is also helpful for conditions like frozen shoulder and menstrual cramping.
- Turmeric has a significant action upon the heart and the circulation. It supports processes that are involved with the efficient flow of blood to the heart.
- Turmeric also supports functions associated with blood flow and blood quality through the liver which in turn significantly supports skin health. This makes turmeric an excellent remedy for any skin issues.
What research is there on the benefits of turmeric?
Pukka is supporting a human clinical trial looking at the effects of our Wholistic Turmeric supplement on muscle recovery after exercise, with the University of Exeter. The study found promising evidence for its ability to relieve pain and improve physical function.
How long do I need to take Pukka supplements for?
How long you take a supplement for is very much an individual choice and depends on your needs and a number of other factors such as diet, lifestyle and so on. For the majority of Pukka supplements we’d recommend trying them for a month or two to see how well they suit you. However, some, such supplements such as Andrographis or Night Time, could be taken over a shorter period if suitable. There are no safety concerns identified with taking our supplements long-term. The herbs are intended to supplement a normal diet by providing concentrated sources of organic botanicals, vitamins or minerals with a nutritional or physiological effect. If you are using a particular food supplement on daily basis try breaks in the regime to see how get on without taking them. For example, you could take a supplement for 3 months and then have a break for a week or a month to see how you get on. If you would prefer to start taking it again, you can.
Are Pukka supplements safe to take with pharmaceutical medication?
Food supplements are essentially concentrated sources of nutrients or other substances with a nutritional or physiological effect. Like food, food supplements are generally safe to use with pharmaceutical medication, but we advise that you take them at least two hours apart from each other. We also advise caution when using any supplements alongside pharmaceutical drugs taken for blood-thinning, immune suppression (e.g. anti-HIV or after transplants), epilepsy or psychosis, or for any life-threatening condition. Always consult a healthcare professional for advice.
Are Pukka supplements safe for a child to take?
Whilst herbs are natural and safe, as a precautionary measure we recommend that only those over the age of 16 take the adult dosage recommended on our products, unless told otherwise by a practitioner or a child's dosage is stated on the label.
Are Pukka supplements safe to take whilst breastfeeding?
It is safe to take Wholistic Shatavari, Womankind Premenstrual and Aloe Vera juice whilst breastfeeding. We do, however, always advise seeking the advice of a practitioner before taking supplements while breastfeeding.
Is it safe to take Pukka supplements during pregnancy or whilst trying to get pregnant?
Our supplements are safe to take while trying for a baby, and Wholistic Shatavari can be particularly supportive during this period. However once pregnancy has been confirmed we advise against taking any supplements and/or speaking to a practitioner.
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