Health benefits of Black Pepper and Tumeric Root
Turmeric and black pepper each have their own health benefits, due to the compounds of curcumin and piperine. As piperine enhances curcumin absorption in the body by up to 2,000%, combining these spices magnifies their effects.
Health benefits of Black Pepper ( Piper Nigrum)
*High in antioxidants
*Helps with inflammation in the body
*Heart Health - Helps increase the good cholesterol in our bodies
*Boost brain function
*Gut Health-helps regulate intestinal microbiota ( good bacteria in our digestive system)
Tumeric Root health benefits
People suffering from both rheumatoid and osteoarthritis can benefit from using turmeric. The anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties help eliminate free radicals responsible for damaging cells.
Studies from people with arthritis who regularly consume turmeric notes relief from mild to moderate joint pains, as well as reduction of joint inflammation.
Tumeric reduces inflammation and oxidative damage in the brain, Consuming turmeric can help prevent the onset of Alzheimer's disease. Many studies also show Tumeric can help with depression. It lowers brain-derived neurotrophic factors (BDNF).
Consuming tumeric is known to help lower chlolesterol
Consuming tumeric can help control inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.
Tumeric can help speed up wound healing.
Calms pores and helps reduce acne
Taste-Tumeric root isoverwhelmingly earthy and bitter, almost musky, with a bit of peppery spice.
Black pepper-spicy heat
For general use, take 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 mL) twice a day. Take on an empty stomach before bed. Do not take in excess. Please consult with a doctor before using, especially if you are on any medications. Can be placed under your tongue or added into a beverage.
Tumeric root may increase the risk of bleeding and may interact with certain medications that can increase this risk, including: acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) anticoagulant medications (e.g., warfarin, heparin) anti-platelet medications (e.g., clopidogrel). Will slow clotting.
Persons taking stomach acid reducers should not consume tumeric root. Persons will a history of gallstones should also not consume tumeric root in large quantities.
Piperine, a chemical in black pepper, might slow blood clotting. Taking black pepper in amounts greater than those in food might increase the risk of bleeding in people with bleeding disorders. Please check with your healthcare provider
**** Disclaimer ****
I do not diagnose, prescribe, recommend or treat.
If a person is considering trying black pepper and tumeric root for medicinal purposes, they should speak to their healthcare provider beforehand to ensure that it is safe for them to do so.
There is currently not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate dosage for black pepper tumeric root, and people should keep this in mind if they are thinking of using.
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