Turmeric and liver
Curcumin (turmeric, saffron Indian) is the main ingredient of curry powder. It has been used in India and China for thousands of years to treat various ailments.
Turmeric belongs to the ginger family of plants. Her desiccated rhizomes are ground to a powder, the main ingredient is curcumin yellow.
Antioxidant activity of curcumin can be compared to that which would have vitamins C and E. Numerous studies have demonstrated the anti-inflammatory effect. Curcumin inhibits the activity of the so-called. protein complex HF-kappa B, which is involved in the inflammatory response cells to a stimulus.
Curcumin inhibits the activity of COX-2 enzyme without the side effects of drugs that inhibit COX-2. In the case of RA patients, the researchers found that turmeric reduces pain and improves physical ability effectively as previously used painkillers at 1200 mg of curcumin.
Effects of curcumin on liver
Thanks to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities of turmeric protects the liver against harmful substances, stimulates the secretion of bile and liver enzymes synthesize.
Note! It may therefore be helpful in indigestion.
Court has also stimulates the production of cortisone in the adrenal glands, which directly supports the healing process. Recently, studies which have confirmed the ability of curcumin effective for preventing the development of viruses, pathogenic bacteria, and yeast (Candida albicans).