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The Role of Curcumin Extract in Pain Relief

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Curcumin extract, derived from the spice turmeric, is gaining attention for its potential to relieve pain. Studies have shown that curcumin extract has strong anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, making it a promising option for those seeking natural pain relief.

Curcumin extract has been studied for its ability to reduce inflammation and pain in a variety of conditions, including arthritis, cancer, and muscle and joint pain. In one study, researchers found that curcumin extract was more effective than a placebo in relieving knee pain in patients with osteoarthritis. In another study, curcumin extract was found to reduce pain and improve function in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

In addition to its anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, curcumin extract may also help to reduce oxidative stress and improve overall health. Oxidative stress is caused by an imbalance between the production of free radicals and the body’s ability to counter their effects. Free radicals are unstable molecules that can damage cells and contribute to a variety of diseases. By reducing oxidative stress, curcumin extract may help to reduce inflammation, improve overall health, and relieve pain.

Although more research is needed to fully understand the role of curcumin extract in pain relief, the evidence so far is promising. Curcumin extract may be a safe and effective option for those seeking natural pain relief.

References

1. Chandran, B., & Goel, A. (2012). A randomized, pilot study to assess the efficacy and safety of curcumin in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis. Phytotherapy Research, 26(11), 1719-1725.

2. Kizil, M., & Gülçin, I. (2016). Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities of curcumin. Food & Function, 7(3), 1237-1249.

3. Vanschoonbeek, K., Feitsma, A. L., van der Heijde, D., van der Woude, D., & TeKoppele, J. M. (2006). Curcumin extract for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis: A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial. Phytotherapy Research, 20(11), 1036-1038.

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Turmeric contains approximately 3% curcumin by weight, so it would be impossible to get a therapeutic dose of curcumin just from using turmeric when cooking. Curcumin C3 Complex® supplements provide a 95% concentration of the most active antioxidant compound found in turmeric.

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