Curcuma Longa Extract
Each capsule of Bonusan Curcuma longa extract contains 250 mg of curcuma, 50 mg of which are curcuminoids. For this product, we use CurcuWIN®; thanks to the patented technology, CurcuWIN® is highly water soluble, which improves absorption and biological availability.
- Basic curcuma supplement with a wide range of application
- Helps keep joints supple*
- More readily absorbable because of CurcuWIN®
- Standardised on curcuminoids as bioactive ingredients
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Many health benefits are attributed to curcuma. For example curcuma contributes to the normal function of the immune system* and the connective tissues * and contributes to the maintenance of normal liver function *. Curcuma is extracted from the root of the Curcuma longa plant. This plant, also known as yellow root, is related to ginger (Zingiber officinale). Curcuminoids are substances found in the root which have health-enhancing properties. Ordinary ground curcuma root, which is often used as a spice, contains just 2% curcuminoids.
The curcuma plant contains different curcuminoids but mainly curcumin. Curcumin is the yellow pigment that is obtained by grinding the root of the plant. In recent decades, extensive scientific research has been carried out into this. Besides the fact that curcumin gives curry its characteristic yellow colour, curcumin has a very wide scope of application and this substance can be used both preventatively and therapeutically.
The curcuminoids in curcuma are fat-soluble substances, which dissolve poorly in water; this means that curcuma is not easily absorbed by the gastrointestinal tract. To achieve a health benefit, depending on why curcuma is being used, high doses are generally required. A food supplement with improved water solubility may then be required.
The benefits of Bonusan Curcuma longa extract
Bonusan Curcuma longa extract is our basic curcuma supplement and combines well with other products. One capsule contains 250 mg of curcuma, 50 mg of which are curcuminoids with scientifically proven improved uptake. For the production of Bonusan Curcuma longa extract we use CurcuWIN®. This raw material has the same curcuminoid profile that is found naturally in the curcuma root: curcumin (approx. 75%), desmethoxycurcumin (approx. 15%) and bismethoxycurcumin (approx. 5%). Scientific research also shows that the curcuminoids in CurcuWIN® are converted by the body into beneficial metabolites, such as tetrahydrocurcuminoid.
To experience maximum benefit of curcuma, we recommend taking one to three capsules during or just after a meal. If this supplement forms part of a therapeutic diet, other doses can be prescribed.
High quality thanks to CurcuWIN®
The uptake of the active ingredients in Curcuma longa, the curcuminoids, by the gastrointestinal tract is moderate. A high percentage is therefore excreted by the body without being absorbed. Curcuminoids are difficult to absorb mainly because they are fat-soluble substances, which have to be absorbed in an aqueous environment.
Because of the patented molecular dispersion technology, CurcuWIN® has UltraSOL, which enhances solubility. Bonusan Curcuma longa extract is therefore very readily absorbable, even in comparison to curcuma in a fat matrix. The high biological availability makes the curcuma active for longer in the body. Also in comparison to other improved forms of curcuma, CurcuWIN® achieves much better results in testing. Bonusan Curcuma longa extract is therefore very effective and achieves the intended effect at lower doses.
At Bonusan, we use standardised herbal extracts. In other words, that there is a guaranteed amount of the active ingredient in our products. Bonusan Curcuma longa extract is standardised at 20% curcuminoids and therefore each capsule is guaranteed to contain 50 mg of curcuminoids, with 250 mg of Curcuma longa extract.
Contributes to the normal formation of connective tissue and the normal function of the immune system
Bonusan Curcuma longa extract is a basic curcuma supplement and has a very wide area of application. Curcuma contributes to the normal function of the immune system*, the normal formation of connection tissue* and to the maintenance of normal liver function *. It can be used safely for a longer period of time, or in the short-term as stimulation therapy.
Bonusan Curcuma longa extract is especially suitable for a wide target group, including athletes. As it contains no animal substances, this product can also be used by vegetarians and vegans.
We advise against the use of curcuma by pregnant women. Some scientific studies revealed that at high concentrations, curcuma can stimulate the uterus, which could potentially endanger the pregnancy. Curcuma is also advised against for people with bile duct disorders. It would be sensible to consult an expert in the event of long-term use of curcuma or if medicines are taken simultaneously.
*Health claim pending European authorisation
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