Curcumin, the bio-active component of turmeric, Curcuma longa, has proven antioxidant, anti-inﬂammatory and anti-cancer properties but its poor bio-availability in the human body has severely limited its application to effectively tackling diseases. Clinical trials cite poor absorption from the gut and avid metabolism in the body as reasons for lack of systemic availability.
There has been intense scientific research to increase the oral bio-availability of curcumin. Reconstituting curcumin with the non-curcuminoid components of turmeric has been found to substantially increase its bio-availability.
A clinical study to determine the bio-availability of curcuminoids focused on a simple formulation trademarked BCM-95® CG (Biocurcumax). BCM-95®CG was tested on human volunteers — a group of healthy people, not diagnosed with any major disease, and who had not consumed any prescription drugs, and were not habitual users of tobacco and alcohol.
Results of this pilot study indicate that curcumin is absorbed early and retained longer from the BCM-95®CG(BiocurcumaxTM) composition compared to normal curcumin.
Curegarden represents a dream. A dream of sharing a happier, healthier body and quality of life with the use of nature's best ingredients. Botanics, when extracted for their bioactive compounds, offer a most effective approach to improving well-being and quality of life. It is based on the belief that botanicals of the highest quality would have a positive effect — without any negative side effects — on people's health. Over the years,we have seen and experienced personally the wonderful benefits of these high quality botanical products and are delighted to share them with others.
Arjuna Natural Extracts Ltd is India’s leading manufacturer and exporter of standardized botanical extracts for pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries for over two decades. With customers in around 40 countries, the company has close to 50 patents to its credit of which majority are commercialized globally. The company has R&D tie ups with international universities from Australia, US and Japan. The highly advanced R&D unit at Arjuna is a complete research facility for phytochemistry, pharmacokinetics, formulation and development, pre-clinical and clinical studies.
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