Many cultures around the world spice up their lives with the underground stems of turmeric, a flowering plant in the ginger family. Native to Southeast Asia, turmeric has been used for centuries to flavor foods, treat health disorders and dye material with its golden-yellow hue.
You have to dig a little deeper into turmeric to find the main source of not only its distinctive color but its health benefits: curcumin.
As one of the curcuminoids found only in turmeric, curcumin is a phytonutrient with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Most research focuses on curcumin because it is turmeric’s most active compound. This is one of many reasons why curcumin extract is an ingredient in the
The high-quality curcumin extract you get with GinkgoSense makes it an effective ingredient in comparison to the inexpensive turmeric powder often used in supplements.
With the popularity of curcumin increasing over the years, it is important to know which is most effective in providing health benefits, such as detoxifying the body, reducing joint pain and improving cognitive function and memory.
Improving Curcumin Absorption
The black pepper extract in GinkgoSense provides a compound called piperine, which makes curcumin 2000 times more bioavailable. Piperine inhibits the breakdown of curcumin by the liver, which increases blood levels of curcumin and prevents this beneficial nutrient from being excreted from the body.
Along with being a synergistic match for curcumin, black pepper provides anti-inflammatory properties and supports the digestive system.