Curcumin is a powerful antioxidant derived from turmeric root used heavily in traditional Indian cuisine. Turmeric is a close relative of ginger which I use quite a bit to improve digestion and reduce inflammation.
Curcumin was first used about 4,000 years ago in Chinese and Ayruvedic medicine.
Curcumin has a tremendous amount of research behind it and it is one of my favorite natural anti-inflammatories. But it’s powers don’t end with inflammation. Research has shown that curcumin has the following benefits: