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Why Hydrocurc® Turmeric?
Hydrocurc® is an award-winning branded Turmeric extract specially designed to increase the bioavailability of Curcuminoids in the body. It uses a novel delivery system known as Lipisperse™, that only accounts for 15% of the ingredient structure, delivering four times more Curcuminoids than other brands of Curcumin. This revolutionary technology is able to increase the surface area of lipophilic particles in the stomach, which makes it perfect for enhancing the bioavailability of Curcumin.
Turmeric is considered to be one of the healthiest herbs in the world. It has been used as a ‘folk remedy’ in traditional Ayurvedic practise for centuries. Curcumin which is extracted from the Turmeric root, is considered to be the ultimate compound for cellular health, known for its potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, as well as neutralizing free radicals in the body. The potent compounds in Turmeric have been shown to relieve the underlying issues of acid and bile overproduction, thereby promoting benefits to the body by helping to produce good bacteria and improving the colon’s ability to absorb beneficial nutrients. As well as being able to help improve the body's ability to digest fats, by stimulating the bile production in the liver and encouraging excretion of bile via the gallbladder. Turmeric may also help in the management of exercise-induced inflammation and muscle soreness, thus enhancing recovery and subsequent performance in active people.
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- A double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the effect of orally dosed Hydrocurc® on exercise recovery in 28 healthy males (18-35 years). 30 minutes after ingestion of product, participants were exercised to induce local leg muscle fatigue using a leg press. Participants consumed the supplement again post-workout and dosed once daily for three days thereafter. The study results showed that Hydrocurc® significantly reduced lactate levels, reduced delayed onset muscle soreness and increased IL-10 (anti-inflammatory).These results suggest that Hydrocurc® may allow for a quicker return to exercise training or ability to exercise higher thresholds. The activation of mTOR pathway also indicates Hydrocurc® to be a potential stimulator of muscle hypertrophy.
- A parallel, double-blind, bioavailability study was conducted with 28 healthy male and female volunteers over 18 years old to measure uptake of Hydrocurc® PEA over a 24-hour period. The objective of this trial was to determine whether the use of a lipid-based drug delivery system, LipiSperse®, can be successfully used to improve the bioavailability of Curcuma longa extract (95% curcuminoids). The study results showed a significant increase in absorption compared to standard curcumin (807 ng/mL vs 318 ng/mL in cross-over trial). These results indicate Hydrocurc® to be the most bioavailable curcumin seen in industry to date with the lowest dose.Hydrocurc® also had the highest loading of Curcuma longa extract (90%) with the lowest load of excipients (10% Lipisperse®).
- In a study, where participants took 400 mg of Turmeric, approximately 80 mg curcumin. One hour after administration, curcumin significantly improved performance on sustained attention and working memory tasks, compared with the placebo.
- A pilot clinical study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of curcumin in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Forty-five patients diagnosed with RA were randomised into three groups with patients receiving curcumin (500 mg). Results showed the curcumin group showed the highest percentage of improvement in reducing tenderness and swelling of joint scores. This study provides the first evidence for the safety and superiority of curcumin treatment in patients with active RA.
Organic Reishi Mushroom
Why Organic Reishi Mushroom?
Reishi mushroom, also known as the ‘King of Mushrooms’ has been used for thousands of years as a restorative tonic and as a potential immune system enhancer. This fascinating fungus is a rare find in nature, as they were typically reserved for royalty when they were used thousands of years ago in Asian cultures. In Chinese, the name Reishi represents a combination of spiritual potency and essence of immortality, and is regarded as the “herb of spiritual potency,” symbolizing success, well-being and divine power. Reishi contains hundreds of biologically active molecules that helps to promote energy and vitality. It has been reported that Reishi “the mushroom of immortality” yields miraculous health benefits and contains over 400 bioactive compounds, including triterpenoids and polysaccharides which have a number of medicinal effects. Reishi has been shown tostrengthen theimmune system byhelping to fight off toxins, viruses, and bacteria, and may also improve blood circulation. Reishi is commonly used by athletes, due to its performance-enhancing properties, helping to boost resilience and physical endurance. This mushroom not only has immense health benefits for the body, but also for the mind and spirit as is the most valued medicinal mushroom in Asian tradition.
- A study found that Reishi mushroom can increase the number of other white blood cells (lymphocytes) in those with colorectal cancer
- In another study, Reishi improved lymphocyte function, which helps fight infections, in athletes exposed to stressful conditions
- A study examined its effects in 132 people with neurasthenia, a poorly defined condition associated with aches, pains, dizziness, headaches and irritability. The researchers found that fatigue was reduced and well-being was improved after 8 weeks of taking the supplements.
- Another study found that fatigue was reduced and quality of life was improved after 4 weeks of taking reishi powder in a group of 48 breast cancer survivors
Why Organic Spirulina?
Spirulina, known as ‘Nature's Multi-Vitamin’ is a naturally occurring algae that is loaded with vital nutrients. Spirulina has served mankind for hundreds of years, it is a primordial algae that was consumed by the ancient Aztecs. Spirulina is recognised as one of the most nutritious foods on the planet, as it is loaded with nutrients that benefit both body and brain. It is rich in many vitamins and minerals such as b vitamins, beta carotene, protein and iron, as well as omega 6’s and 9. It contains a special phytonutrient known as ‘Phycocyanin’ which gives Spirulina its greenish colour. This phytonutrient has exceptionally high antioxidant activity, as well as acting as a powerful anti-inflammatory. Spirulina has been promoted as “the food of the future" with “exceptional constituents" that contribute to high energy levels.
- A study in people with high cholesterol determined that Spirulina, lowered triglycerides by 16.3% and “bad” LDL by 10.1%
- In one study in 127 people with allergic rhinitis, Spirulina consumed daily dramatically reduced symptoms like nasal discharge, sneezing, nasal congestion and itching
- In a study in 40 older people with a history of anaemia, Spirulina supplements increased the haemoglobin content of red blood cells and improved immune function
- In two studies, Spirulina enhanced endurance, significantly increasing the time it took for people to become fatigued
Why Elderberry Extract?
Elderberries are one of the most widely used medicinal plants in the world, popularly used as a treatment for cold and flus. While we have only recently begun to understand the mechanisms of how Elderberry affects immunity and flu-like symptoms, the fruit has long been used to improve health. Traditionally used by the Ancient Egyptians to improve their complexion, while Native Americans used it to treat various ailments. Elderberry has been used extensively in traditional forms of medicine to help support the immune system, as they have antibacterial and antiviral properties. Elderberries are recognised as an “Elder'' plant in Native American Herbalism, as they were collectively used by many tribes as a tonic to promote health and vitality. Elderberries are packed with many powerful nutrients and vitamins. Being high in flavonoid rich compounds, it exerts antioxidant protection on cells. Also containing Vitamin C, phenolic acids and anthocyanins, which help to keep the immune system strong. Elderberries have been shown to be a go-to health booster for athletes as their rich health and strength-giving nutrients may combat cell damage and aging, as well as reducing a buildup of lactic acid, thus improving recovery time and physical performance.
- One 2004 study of 60 people with influenza found that those who took 15 mL of elderberry syrup four times per day showed symptom improvement in 2 to 4 days, while the control group took 7 to 8 days to improve
- A study of 312 air travelers taking capsules containing 300 mg of elderberry extract three times per day found that those who got sick experienced a shorter duration of illness and less severe symptoms
- One study comparing 15 different varieties of berries and another study comparing types of wine found that elderberry is one of the most effective antioxidants
- Studies have shown elderberry juice may reduce the level of fat in the blood and decrease cholesterol. In addition, a diet high in flavonoids like anthocyanins has been found to reduce the risk of heart disease
- A study found that elderberry flowers inhibit the enzyme alpha-glucosidase (α-glucosidase), which may help lower blood sugar levels.
Why Ginger Root?
Ginger is one of the most extensively studied ingredients in herbal medicine. The Ancient Chinese and Indians used the root of ginger as a tonic to treat common ailments. Ginger root has been shown to have powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. The dynamic duo, Ginger and Turmeric when taken together work synergistically, creating excellent sources of protective compounds, as well as ginger aiding in the bioavailability and superior absorption of Turmeric.
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