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Curcumin, an active component of turmeric (Curcuma longa), has amassed a substantial body of research, evidenced by more than 1,000 published studies and 7,000 articles, underscoring its potential medicinal properties[1]. This potent compound, which constitutes 2-4% of turmeric in its whole root form[2], has been consumed daily in India for over 2,500 years, thus affirming its historical dietary and health relevance[3].

Bioavailability, or the extent to which the body can utilize curcumin, can be significantly enhanced (up to 100-fold) when taken alongside fat or pepper[4]. For instance, our curcumin extract powder boasts a 95% concentration of curcuminoids, implying a 30:1 extract ratio, making it a highly potent source of this beneficial compound.

Turmeric belongs to the Curcuma botanical group within the Zingiberaceae family, commonly referred to as the ginger family[5]. The curcumin constituent has drawn significant interest in the realm of scientific research due to its potential to support optimal health. Most notably, turmeric's effect on the body's inflammatory response and its implications for disease prevention are areas of intense scrutiny[6].

Curcumin's influence is multifaceted; it's hypothesized to modulate approximately 700 different genes and influence 160 physiological pathways[7]. It may support the orderliness of cell membranes, which can, in turn, affect molecular signaling and the integrity of cell survival proteins under cellular distress[8]. Furthermore, curcumin's ability to cross the blood-brain barrier has piqued interest regarding its potential neuroprotective effects[9].

One mechanism of curcumin's action may be its role in preventing beta-amyloid production, a protein aggregate associated with neurodegenerative diseases[10]. Curcumin may accomplish this by reducing pro-inflammatory signaling molecules that promote beta-amyloid levels, limiting the oxidation of essential fats and proteins that initiate beta-amyloid formation, and supporting the clearance of existing beta-amyloid deposits[10].

Indeed, curcumin has been observed to exert close to 600 potential therapeutic effects[11], with studies comparing its efficacy to several pharmaceuticals. A 2008 study found curcuminoids might support endothelial function as effectively as Lipitor[12]. Similar findings were reported in a 1999 study comparing a corticosteroid drug and curcumin in managing inflammatory eye conditions[13]. A 2011 study suggested curcumin might function as an antidepressant by supporting healthy serotonin and dopamine levels, matching the effectiveness of Prozac[14]. Further research reported that curcumin could increase glucose uptake similarly to metformin[15].

Moreover, a clinical trial evaluating curcumin's potential role in managing inflammation associated with rheumatoid arthritis produced encouraging results[16]. Patients receiving curcumin alone experienced better outcomes than those receiving the drug diclofenac alone or in combination with curcumin[16].

With a substantial safety record, curcumin, whether in extract form or consumed through food, provides a straightforward strategy for promoting optimal health.

Some possible traditional uses of 95% Curcumin Extract Powder may include:

  • May support a strong body’s defense
  • May support healthy brain functions
  • Possibly helps support the production of glutathione, the body’s “master antioxidant”
  • May support healthy cell replication
  • May support healthy bones, joints & overall skeletal system
  • May support blood vessel health
  • May support healthy lipid levels
  • May support neurological health
  • May support healthy liver function
  • May support skin health from ultraviolet B radiation (UVB) damage
  • May support a healthy digestive system
  • May support healthy memory function, especially when combined with green tea
  • Possible natural antiseptic & antibacterial agents may be useful in disinfecting cuts & burns
  • May support a healthy circulatory system
  • May maintain cell integrity when threatened by occasional environmental stressors
  • May support heart health
  • May support your overall eye health
  • May support skin health
  • Possibly provides the antioxidants you need to help support your cells against excessive oxidation & free radicals
  • May support healthy blood sugar levels already within the normal range
  • May support the neurological system’s healthy response to stress
  • Possibly helps the body maintain healthy cells and support against free radicals

Constituents of Curcumin Extract include:

  • Phytochemicals: Alpha-Alantone, Alpha-Terpineol, Arabinose, AR-Turmerone, Arabinose, Azulene, Bisabolene, Cinnamic-Acid, Curcumin, Curlone, L-Alpha-Cumcumene, L-Beta-Curcumene, Turmerone, Zingiberene
  • Essential Oils: Beta-Pinene, Caryophyllene, Cineole, Curcumene, Curcumenol, Curdione, Eugenol, Limonene, Linalol, Terpinene, Terpineol

Suggested Use: Mix ½ to 1 teaspoon with your favorite juice or add to your favorite smoothie.

Mixing Suggestions: To increase flavor and nutritional profile, combine with our organic ginger, piperine extract, and coconut oil.

Botanical Name: Curcuma Longa.

Other Names: Indian saffron, Curcumin, Jiang Huang, Ukon, Goeratji, Kakoenji, Koenjet, Kondin, Kunir, Kunyit, Oendre, Rame, Renet, Temu kuning, Temu kunyit, Tius, Terra Merita, Safran Boubou, Safran De Malabar, Safran Des Indes.

Parts Used: Turmeric Root.

Ingredients: Curcumin Extract standardized to 95% Curcuminoids.

Origin: Grown and extracted in China and packaged with care in Florida, USA.

Lean Factor strives to offer the highest quality organically grown, raw, vegan, gluten-free, non-GMO products and exclusively uses low-temperature drying techniques to preserve all the vital enzymes and nutrients. Our 95% Curcumin Extract Powder passes our strict quality assurance, which typically includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals, and microbiological contaminants. LeanFactor.com offers 95% Curcumin Extract Powder packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness. Once opened, push the air out of the pouch before resealing it to preserve maximum potency. Keep your 95% Curcumin Extract Powder in a cool, dark, dry place.

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2. Aggarwal, B. B. (2011). Turmeric, the Golden Spice: From Traditional Medicine to Modern Medicine. Herbal Medicine: Biomolecular and Clinical Aspects, 2nd edition.

3. Goel, A., Kunnumakkara, A. B., & Aggarwal, B. B. (2008). Curcumin as "Curecumin": from the kitchen to clinic. Biochemical pharmacology, 75(4), 787-809.

4. Hewlings, S. J., & Kalman, D. S. (2017). Curcumin: A Review of Its Effects on Human Health. Foods, 6(10), 92.

5. Tapsell, L. C., Hemphill, I., Cobiac, L., Patch, C. S., Sullivan, D. R., Fenech, M., ... & Mann, N. J. (2006). Health benefits of herbs and spices: the past, the present, the future—Medical Journal of Australia, 185(4), S1-S24.

6. Jurenka, J. S. (2009). Anti-inflammatory properties of curcumin, a principal constituent of Curcuma longa: a preclinical and clinical research review. Alternative medicine review, 14(2), 141-153.

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9. Maiti, P., Dunbar, G. L. (2018). Use of Curcumin, a Natural Polyphenol for Targeting Molecular Pathways in Treating Age-Related Neurodegenerative Diseases—international journal of molecular sciences, 19(6), 1637.

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Curcumin, an active component of turmeric (Curcuma longa), has amassed a substantial body of research, evidenced by more than 1,000 published studies and 7,000 articles, underscoring its potential medicinal properties[1]. This potent compound, which constitutes 2-4% of turmeric in its whole root form[2], has been consumed daily in India for over 2,500 years, thus affirming its historical dietary and health relevance[3].

Bioavailability, or the extent to which the body can utilize curcumin, can be significantly enhanced (up to 100-fold) when taken alongside fat or pepper[4]. For instance, our curcumin extract powder boasts a 95% concentration of curcuminoids, implying a 30:1 extract ratio, making it a highly potent source of this beneficial compound.

Turmeric belongs to the Curcuma botanical group within the Zingiberaceae family, commonly referred to as the ginger family[5]. The curcumin constituent has drawn significant interest in the realm of scientific research due to its potential to support optimal health. Most notably, turmeric's effect on the body's inflammatory response and its implications for disease prevention are areas of intense scrutiny[6].

Curcumin's influence is multifaceted; it's hypothesized to modulate approximately 700 different genes and influence 160 physiological pathways[7]. It may support the orderliness of cell membranes, which can, in turn, affect molecular signaling and the integrity of cell survival proteins under cellular distress[8]. Furthermore, curcumin's ability to cross the blood-brain barrier has piqued interest regarding its potential neuroprotective effects[9].

One mechanism of curcumin's action may be its role in preventing beta-amyloid production, a protein aggregate associated with neurodegenerative diseases[10]. Curcumin may accomplish this by reducing pro-inflammatory signaling molecules that promote beta-amyloid levels, limiting the oxidation of essential fats and proteins that initiate beta-amyloid formation, and supporting the clearance of existing beta-amyloid deposits[10].

Indeed, curcumin has been observed to exert close to 600 potential therapeutic effects[11], with studies comparing its efficacy to several pharmaceuticals. A 2008 study found curcuminoids might support endothelial function as effectively as Lipitor[12]. Similar findings were reported in a 1999 study comparing a corticosteroid drug and curcumin in managing inflammatory eye conditions[13]. A 2011 study suggested curcumin might function as an antidepressant by supporting healthy serotonin and dopamine levels, matching the effectiveness of Prozac[14]. Further research reported that curcumin could increase glucose uptake similarly to metformin[15].

Moreover, a clinical trial evaluating curcumin's potential role in managing inflammation associated with rheumatoid arthritis produced encouraging results[16]. Patients receiving curcumin alone experienced better outcomes than those receiving the drug diclofenac alone or in combination with curcumin[16].

With a substantial safety record, curcumin, whether in extract form or consumed through food, provides a straightforward strategy for promoting optimal health.

Some possible traditional uses of 95% Curcumin Extract Powder may include:

  • May support a strong body’s defense
  • May support healthy brain functions
  • Possibly helps support the production of glutathione, the body’s “master antioxidant”
  • May support healthy cell replication
  • May support healthy bones, joints & overall skeletal system
  • May support blood vessel health
  • May support healthy lipid levels
  • May support neurological health
  • May support healthy liver function
  • May support skin health from ultraviolet B radiation (UVB) damage
  • May support a healthy digestive system
  • May support healthy memory function, especially when combined with green tea
  • Possible natural antiseptic & antibacterial agents may be useful in disinfecting cuts & burns
  • May support a healthy circulatory system
  • May maintain cell integrity when threatened by occasional environmental stressors
  • May support heart health
  • May support your overall eye health
  • May support skin health
  • Possibly provides the antioxidants you need to help support your cells against excessive oxidation & free radicals
  • May support healthy blood sugar levels already within the normal range
  • May support the neurological system’s healthy response to stress
  • Possibly helps the body maintain healthy cells and support against free radicals

Constituents of Curcumin Extract include:

  • Phytochemicals: Alpha-Alantone, Alpha-Terpineol, Arabinose, AR-Turmerone, Arabinose, Azulene, Bisabolene, Cinnamic-Acid, Curcumin, Curlone, L-Alpha-Cumcumene, L-Beta-Curcumene, Turmerone, Zingiberene
  • Essential Oils: Beta-Pinene, Caryophyllene, Cineole, Curcumene, Curcumenol, Curdione, Eugenol, Limonene, Linalol, Terpinene, Terpineol

Suggested Use: Mix ½ to 1 teaspoon with your favorite juice or add to your favorite smoothie.

Mixing Suggestions: To increase flavor and nutritional profile, combine with our organic ginger, piperine extract, and coconut oil.

Botanical Name: Curcuma Longa.

Other Names: Indian saffron, Curcumin, Jiang Huang, Ukon, Goeratji, Kakoenji, Koenjet, Kondin, Kunir, Kunyit, Oendre, Rame, Renet, Temu kuning, Temu kunyit, Tius, Terra Merita, Safran Boubou, Safran De Malabar, Safran Des Indes.

Parts Used: Turmeric Root.

Ingredients: Curcumin Extract standardized to 95% Curcuminoids.

Origin: Grown and extracted in China and packaged with care in Florida, USA.

Lean Factor strives to offer the highest quality organically grown, raw, vegan, gluten-free, non-GMO products and exclusively uses low-temperature drying techniques to preserve all the vital enzymes and nutrients. Our 95% Curcumin Extract Powder passes our strict quality assurance, which typically includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals, and microbiological contaminants. LeanFactor.com offers 95% Curcumin Extract Powder packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness. Once opened, push the air out of the pouch before resealing it to preserve maximum potency. Keep your 95% Curcumin Extract Powder in a cool, dark, dry place.

Sources & References

1. Aggarwal, B. B., & Harikumar, K. B. (2009). Potential therapeutic effects of curcumin, the anti-inflammatory agent, against neurodegenerative, cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic, autoimmune, and neoplastic diseases. The International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, 41(1), 40-59.

2. Aggarwal, B. B. (2011). Turmeric, the Golden Spice: From Traditional Medicine to Modern Medicine. Herbal Medicine: Biomolecular and Clinical Aspects, 2nd edition.

3. Goel, A., Kunnumakkara, A. B., & Aggarwal, B. B. (2008). Curcumin as "Curecumin": from the kitchen to clinic. Biochemical pharmacology, 75(4), 787-809.

4. Hewlings, S. J., & Kalman, D. S. (2017). Curcumin: A Review of Its Effects on Human Health. Foods, 6(10), 92.

5. Tapsell, L. C., Hemphill, I., Cobiac, L., Patch, C. S., Sullivan, D. R., Fenech, M., ... & Mann, N. J. (2006). Health benefits of herbs and spices: the past, the present, the future—Medical Journal of Australia, 185(4), S1-S24.

6. Jurenka, J. S. (2009). Anti-inflammatory properties of curcumin, a principal constituent of Curcuma longa: a preclinical and clinical research review. Alternative medicine review, 14(2), 141-153.

7. Anand, P., Kunnumakkara, A. B., Newman, R. A., & Aggarwal, B. B. (2007). Bioavailability of curcumin: problems and promises. Molecular pharmaceutics, 4(6), 807-818.

8. Maheshwari, R. K., Singh, A. K., Gaddipati, J., & Srimal, R. C. (2006). Multiple biological activities of curcumin: a short review. Life sciences, 78(18), 2081-2087.

9. Maiti, P., Dunbar, G. L. (2018). Use of Curcumin, a Natural Polyphenol for Targeting Molecular Pathways in Treating Age-Related Neurodegenerative Diseases—international journal of molecular sciences, 19(6), 1637.

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