Well-absorbed curcumin for relief from occasional joint and muscle soreness*
- A Thorne exclusive
- Curcumin bound to sunflower phospholipids – especially for sensitive patients
- Phytosome technology ensures more efficient absorption
- 500 mg of curcumin-sunflower phospholipid complex per capsule
Curcumin Phytosome helps maintain a healthy inflammatory response throughout the body. Curcumin Phytosome provides relief from occasional aches, joint stiffness, and muscle soreness.*
Used in Asia for thousands of years, curcumin is a potent antioxidant that offers multiple health benefits, including support of joint, liver, GI, eyes, and cardiovascular function.* Normally, however, curcumin is poorly absorbed in the bloodstream, whether it comes from food or nutritional supplements. Curcumin Phytosome, the most clinically studied curcumin on the market, is a unique curcumin extract with significantly better absorption than other curcumin extracts.* In fact, a human study demonstrated 29-times greater absorption for Curcumin Phytosome than with ordinary curcumin.*
Curcumin is an antioxidant flavonoid that helps maintain the body's normal inflammatory response through optimization of cytokine production.* Curcumin Phytosome's superior curcumin absorption is attributable to a unique formula that contains three curcuminoids (95% curcuminoid material) and is based on Indena S.p.A.'s proprietary "phytosome" technology. A phytosome is a plant extract bound to a phospholipid (from sunflower oil in the case of Curcumin Phytosome). Phospholipids are essential components of all human cells; and although the body makes phospholipids, such as phosphatidylcholine and phosphatidylserine, phospholipids can also be obtained from food or nutritional supplements. When taken orally, phospholipids are very well absorbed. The proprietary phytosome technology utilized in Curcumin Phytosome attaches a curcumin extract to a phospholipid, which optimizes the curcumin's absorption.* Curcumin Phytosome supplementation results in higher plasma concentrations of curcumin from a much smaller amount than with ordinary curcumin supplementation.*
- Can help maintain a healthy balance of cytokines in the body*
- Provides antioxidant support*
- Curcumin Phytosome can provide relief from occasional stiffness and soreness*
- Can provide support for joint, muscle, eye, GI tract, liver, prostate, and nerve health*
- Can provide nutritional support to oncology patients*
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Take 1-2 capsules two times daily or as recommended by your health-care practitioner.
If pregnant, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.
INTERACTIONS: Curcumin has been shown to reduce the therapeutic efficacy of cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan) in animal studies. In vitro research revealed that curcumin decreased camptothecin-induced death of cultured breast cancer cells. Curcumin might also interfere with the absorption and efficacy of the chemotherapy drug irinotecan, used to treat colon cancer. The concurrent use of curcumin with these agents should be avoided.
|Serving size||2 capsules|
|Servings per container||60|
|Curcumin Phytosome‡ (Curcuma longaextract (root) / Phospholipid complex from Sunflower)||1 g||†|
|Other Ingredients: Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Leucine, Calcium Laurate, Silicon Dioxide, Calcium Citrate, Microcrystalline Cellulose.|
† Daily Value not established
‡ This product uses Indena S.p.A.’s curcumin phytosome (Meriva®). Meriva is a registered trademark of Indena S.p.A.
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