Turmeric (Curcuma longa) & Black Peppercorn

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Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is one of the best herbs for helping to promote a healthy resilience throughout the body. Turmeric is well-known for supporting a healthy response to inflammation caused by exertion. It helps maintain the optimal function of the immune system and overall well-being. Our turmeric extract includes a small amount of black pepper (Piper nigrum) for enhanced potency.*

Fun fact: there have been more studies done on turmeric than on any other herb!Ā 

Did you know that turmeric and black pepper are soul sisters of the herbal world? These two powerful plants may work synergistically to improve the body's ability to perform optimally, from the immune system to the detox pathways. Scientifically speaking, piperine, a significant chemical player found within black pepper, may serve to increase the bioavailability of the compounds contained within turmeric.

Curcumin is one of the important compounds offering turmeric its general health benefits. According to one study, "Curcumin bioavailability was increased by 2,000% at 45 minutes after co-administering curcumin orally with piperine." A 2000% difference in absorption is nothing to sneeze at!Ā As you can see, our very own locally, organically grown FRESH turmeric extract (it's worlds away from the dried stuff you see in capsules) is now made with peppercorn to enhance bioavailability.

We also recommend taking turmeric in conjunction with a fat of some kind, so try eating some nuts or seeds, a piece of buttered toast, some cheese, avocado, or some kind of other fatty food along with your turmeric extract.Ā 

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Turmeric Herbal Dietary Supplement Ingredients:

Certified organic cane alcohol, distilled water, fresh organic turmeric roots and black peppercorn (ALL ingredientsĀ non-GMO & gluten-free)

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Potency:

Fresh herb / menstruum (alcohol and water) ratio: 1:2

There is 1/2 oz of fresh turmeric root per 1 oz bottle. 1/2 oz of root = 14 g root. 14 g = 14000 mg per bottle which equals 583 mg actual turmeric root per 25 drops. Each bottle has at least 24 doses of this.

There are between 600-1000 drops in a 1 fl oz bottle (depending upon viscosity of the liquid), so there are anywhere from 8-24 days of dosage in a 1 oz bottle if you are taking it 25 drops 1-3 times a day.

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Suggested Dosage:Ā 

Shake well. Take 25 drops 1-3 times a day or as needed, on its own or by adding to water, juice, or tea.

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Cautions:

*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Contraindications may exist. Consult expert medical advice before using during pregnancy. Keep out of the reach of children.