Although inflammation has long been known to play a role in allergic diseases like asthma, arthritis, and Crohn's Disease, Dr. Tanya Edwards, Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine, says that Alzheimer's Disease, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, and Parkinson's Disease may all be related to chronic inflammation in the body. Dr. Edwards writes that inflammation is now recognized as "the underlying basis of a significant number of diseases".
Also known as Chanca Piedra or Stonebreaker. It helps promote healthy liver action and kidney health by preventing the formation of calcium oxalate crystals which can cause kidney stones.
Helps support the kidneys and liver as well as promoting skin, hair, and heart health. Phytonutrients present include the alkaloid ecliptinen, wedelolactone, wedelic acid, apigenin, luteolin, b-amyrin, volatile oils, saponineclalbatin, alpha-amyrin, ursolic acid, and oleanolic acid.
Known for its ability to support the immune system, promote joint health, and prevent stress. Guduchi contains alkaloids, diterpenoid lactones, glycosides, steroids, sisquiterpenoid, phenolics, aliphatic compounds, and polysaccharides.
Researchers enrolled 117 people with metabolic syndrome in a study to determine curcumin's effects on inflammation. Half of the participants took one gram of curcumin powder daily for eight weeks while the other half received a placebo pill. At the end of the study, the curcumin group had lower levels of three blood markers of inflammation, including C-reactive protein (CRP), along with lower fasting blood sugar and hemoglobin A1c (a measure of longer term blood sugar levels).
Helps support the liver, kidneys, blood, and heart and may also assist in wound healing. Contains antioxidants, flavonoids, glycosides, rotenoids, isoflavones, flavanones, alkaloids, carbohydrates, tannins and phenols, gums and mucilage, fixed oils and fats, saponins and lipids.
Supports liver health, promotes digestion, metabolism and respiratory, muscular and mental health. Nurgundi contains phenol, dulcitol, alkaloid-vitricine, B-sitosterol, camphene, A- and B-Pinenes, angoside, acunbin, casticin, artemetin, and orientin.
Curcumin exhibits over 150 potentially therapeutic activities, including potent anti-cancer properties. Curcumin is also capable of crossing the blood-brain barrier, which is one reason why it holds promise as a neuroprotective agent in a wide range of neurological disorders.
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