These are curcumins supposed health benefits:
- Anti-inflammatory. Inflammation is linked to a variety of ills, including various types disease6 and curcumin is such an effective anti-inflammatory.
- Antioxidant effects. Oxidative stress, a natural process exacerbated by smoking and pollution (among other things), is strongly linked to ageing and age-related diseases.7 Not only does curcumin contain antioxidants which help fight oxidative stress8, but it also helps the body produce antioxidants.9
- Mood support. Curcumin can support your mood and reduce stress.
- Improves cognition. Curcumin encourages growth and plasticity of genes in the brain, Its linked to better cognitive function.10