Turmeric is known to be so highly health beneficial to animals and humans alike that we wanted to create a range of turmeric goodies that promotes and supports canine health. It is well known world-wide to contain bio-active compounds with powerful properties that can fight inflammation at a cellular level..
Turmeric contains curcuminoids the most important one being curcumin which has highly effective anti-inflammatory properties and is a strong antioxidant. The absorbency and effectiveness of curcumin is increased by a natural substance in black pepper and as it is fat soluble is best taken with a fat such as coconut oil.
Scientists believe that chronic inflammation plays a part in almost every chronic disease. Therefore anything that can fight chronic inflammation plays a part in preventing and treating these conditions. It is believe that the anti-inflammatory properties in curcumin is so powerful that it matches the effectiveness of some anti-inflammatory medications without the side effects.
Curcumin is a powerful antioxidant whose checmical structure neutralizes free-radicals and stimulates the bodys own antioxidant enzymes. Additionally curcumin is believed to have beneficial effects on several factors that play a role in heart disease.
Due to its anti-inflammatory properties curcumin has shown in several studies that it may be as effective in helping treat symptoms of arthritis.
Turmeric, especially the active ingredient curcumin has been shown to have scientifically-proven health benefits and may help prevent heart disease, slow the physical side effects of aging, relieve symptoms of chronic illness and improve symptoms in arthritis without the known side-effects of common medications. Its effectiveness is not limited to humans but is showing results in horses, cats, dogs and other animals.