Quest Turmeric-Ginger Complex. Quest Turmeric-Ginger Complex is a unique, antioxidant-rich formula designed specifically to help relieve pain and inflammation. This high-quality, advanced herbal combination has been shown to be particularly effective in the treatment of conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, bursitis, and tendinitis.
Each Vcap Contains:
Turmeric (Curcuma longa) root - 500mg
- standardized to 95% Curcumin.
Ginger (Zingiber officinale) - 665mg
- standardized to 5% gingerols.
Does not contain:
artificial preservatives, colours, or flavours, or added sugar, starch, dairy, wheat, or yeast.
To help relieve acute and chronic pain and inflammation.
Adults and children over 12 years take 3 capsules daily with meals, or as directed by a health care practitioner.
No side effects expected at recommended dosage. High doses may cause abdominal discomfort, heartburn, and/or an irritated mouth or throat. Consult a health care practitioner before using for prolonged periods of time.
Consult a health care practitioner before use if you are taking blood-thinning medications, including Aspirin, or if you have a history of gallstones, or have biliary tract obstructions and/or stomach ulcers. Turmeric may interact with chemotherapy drugs.
Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Keep out of reach of children.
The main active ingredients in turmeric are the curcuminoids, the most important of which is curcumin. Turmeric is also rich in antioxidants that protect against damaging free radicals in the body. The mechanism by which curcumin reduces inflammation may be due to its ability to inhibit cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) activity, leading to a decrease in the synthesis of inflammation-producing prostaglandins. Turmeric is recommended for relieving the acute pain and inflammation seen in conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, bursitis, and tendonitis. Ginger's properties, on the other hand, make it beneficial for controlling the chronic pain and inflammation of these conditions. The main active ingredients in ginger are the phenolic compounds such as gingerols and shogaols, which also give this herb its spicy flavour. These compounds exert an anti-inflammatory effect by partially inhibiting two important enzymes that play a role in inflammation: cyclooxygenase (COX) and 5-lipoxygenase (LOX).
Information taken from the Quest website.
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