Curcumin is the yellow-orange inner part of the turmeric root, rich in phytonutrients. These phytonutrients are master anti-oxidants that get to work cleaning up free radicals from our cells, increasing cerebral blood flow1, as well as soothing swelling and inflammation. While turmeric has a long history of use for healing for nearly 4000 years, it’s notorious for being difficult for our cells to absorb. By consuming the turmeric root or taking traditional supplements, health benefits may not be fully realised. When encased in a protective liposomal bubble, these powerhouses of phytonutrients target delivery to the cells, rather than being lost in digestive juices and excretion. Using turmeric or curcumin in traditional capsules or powders, some people find it irritating to their stomachs, but in protected liposomal form, digestive ill effects may lessen. Some people also find the taste of the turmeric to be unpalatable, but in natural citrus flavoured liposomes, this may encourage more frequent use to reap greater health benefits.
Resveratrol is the antioxidant found in many berries, grapes and wine. This may be beneficial for heart health, insulin support, bone health, blood pressure, and weight management. This is another phytonutrient that has been known to have difficulty with bioavailability, but with liposomal delivery which protects the phytonutrients from the effects of stomach acid, we may target this nutrient delivery to our cells.
Benefits of taking Curcumin/Resveratrol may include support of the following:
- Inflammation support2
- Microbrial infection7,8
- Healthy liver9, kidney10, eye11 function
- Promise of resveratrol for easing status epilepticus and epilepsy. Shetty AK. Pharmacol Ther. (2011)
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