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Turmacin®- There is more to turmeric than just curcuminoids!

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Turmeric has been one of fastest growing ingredients in supplement industry. The available science on the plant largely revolves around curcuminoids, the water insoluble yellow pigments. On the other hand, traditional and food practices related to the use of Turmeric indicate that water soluble components also are likely to possess physiological benefits. The idea of Turmacin® was conceived and developed from here. The industry now has a novel scientifically substantiated ingredient from Turmeric with significant joint health benefits. - Turmacin® contains components of Turmeric, other than curcuminoids, that provide significant joint health benefits - In a clinical trial, Turmacin® improved the quality of life of people with joint problems by decreasing the pain and improving the function of affected knee - Physiological benefits of Turmacin® have been correlated to the presence of bioactive polysaccharides (‘Turmerosaccharides’) using in vitro and in vivo studies.

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