Turmeric is a beautiful, flavorful, commonly used spice in cooking. Renowned for centuries with a rich, historical use in plant and herbal medicine, Turmeric has long been held in high regard for its beneficial effects.
Curcumin is a yellow-colored active constituent from Turmeric that has become the focus of modern research. Well over 3000 research papers have been published that detail its potential therapeutic uses. Wow! That is an extremely high amount of research on an herbal remedy!
Trouble with Absorption of most Turmeric and Curcumin Products
However, there is one major, major problem… Turmeric is extremely poorly absorbed in the digestive system. We’ve seen some estimates that place Turmeric’s absorption around 5% in the digestive tract. Yikes! What this means is that taking Turmeric orally (via capsules, tablets, powders, or liquids) is unlikely to have a positive effect unless you take a very, very high amount. This can be extremely expensive!
Fortunately, the Lewis Family Turmeric Cream is easily and conveniently applied to the skin. Topical application of Turmeric significantly enhances the absorption of Curcumin, and therefore much less is needed to achieve your sought-after benefits. A positive “side effect” of this greater absorption is that now supplementing with Turmeric is more affordable!
How Turmeric and Curcumin Work to Fight Inflammation
Benefits attributed to Turmeric are thought to come largely from its strong anti-inflammatory action. Inflammation is commonly believed to be an underlying factor in many chronic conditions, including low energy, poor sleep, arthritis, asthma, digestive disorders, hormonal imbalance, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and even cancer. Researchers are looking to Turmeric for its potential beneficial role in such inflammatory conditions.
Many other beneficial effects are attributed to Turmeric’s action, such as:
Clearly, Turmeric is held in very high esteem!
- Antiviral, antibacterial, anti-allergy immune support
- Enhances cognitive function
- Balances hormones
- Reduces excessive iron levels (ie. helpful for Hemochromatosis)
- Encourages a good night’s sleep
- Promotes energy
- Supports healthy, youthful skin
- Additionally, it is also thought to possess anti-aging properties!
We’ve waited for a long time to offer the benefits of Turmeric and Curcumin in a safe, effective, convenient and potent manner… and now we’re proud to make available the Lewis Family Turmeric Cream!
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