Frequently Asked Questions
Curcumin is the active compound that is found within the turmeric root (Curcuma longa), part of the ginger family.
We recommend taking 1 - 2 tablets per day.
Turmeric is the original source of curcumin. Curcumin is the primary curcuminoid (of 3) within turmeric and the most active ingredient. Turmeric contains around 3% curcuminoids and therefore one teaspoon of turmeric powder (about 5,000 mg) provides only about 150 mg of curcuminoids.
Curcumin is considered the most active ingredient in turmeric. Both have similar properties but many of the health benefits of turmeric come from curcumin, so the more curcumin you take, the more effective it is for you.
We have 95% purity and 495mg of curcumin per capsule, this is higher than most of the market. We also have special slow release capsules to ensure they reach your intestine, for better absorption.
Our turmeric is grown and curcumin extracted in India, the home of turmeric.
Our capsules are able to make it through your stomach and into your intestine, where it can be absorbed. This is important to make sure you are actually able to gain the benefits.
Curcumin alone is poorly absorbed in the body, but black pepper contains the bioactive compound piperine which boosts the absorption of curcumin.
Our bottles and lids are made from sugar cane, with a carbon footprint around 75% lower than an average plastic bottle! Our bottles are biodegradable so can be added to your compost at home or you can check the green waste collection services offered by your local council. Please note our labels are still plastic and need to be removed before composting.
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