If you see the word turmeric you would probably think of tasty food. And why not? It is one of the spices used in a curry. But did you know that it is also used in medicine and as a natural supplement? You may be interested to know that there are a number of health problems turmeric can help you with.
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Imagine a natural product that can help with your digestive problems. Now imagine one that has two nutrients that not only support digestion but also your general health and well-being. That is exactly what Swanson Full Spectrum Turmeric & Bromelain could do for you.
In many cultures the turmeric plant is used for its culinary flavour. But in many parts of the world the medicinal properties have been exposed and are now used to support health. Turmeric resin is used to colour and flavour foods, and the oils are used in perfume. Pineapples contain bromelain in the juice and the stem. It is a delicious fruit which is now seen as not just for eating pleasure, but for possible health benefits. The medicinal properties of pineapple were first discovered among the people of Central and Southern America. Bromelain has gained a reputation in some countries as a local medicine used to treat many ailments. Combined with turmeric it could help to control many conditions.
Swanson Full Spectrum Turmeric & Bromelain may be able to help or ease certain medical conditions. Two of the most common being heartburn or stomach pain. The digestive tract is one of the areas that turmeric and bromelain is most effective. Turmeric may be as effective in treating inflammatory conditions and work as well as the more commonly used non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as diclofenac and naproxen. Studies have shown that bromelain may reduce swelling and bruising. It may even ease the pain caused by a chronic condition such as rheumatoid arthritis.
Taking this supplement may help the following problems:
The recommendation is to take one capsule on an empty stomach two times daily before eating a meal. One of the suggested uses for turmeric is to soothe stomach related conditions. However please be aware that bromelain can cause side effects which include nausea and vomiting. If you have allergies to wheat, fennel, grass pollen or pineapple, you may also react to bromelain.
Turmeric is not known to cause many side effects, but excessive doses can cause diarrhoea or dizziness. Caution is advised if you are taking other health products. Seek professional advice before taking this supplement.