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Curcumin, a powerful anti-inflammatory agent

Curcumin, the colourant in turmeric, is rich in polyphenols and blocks one of the metabolic pathways leading to inflammation, reducing the effects of pathologies such as osteoarthritis and metabolic syndrome. It also has beneficial effects for people without any diagnosed ailment.

Curcumin acts as a natural ibuprofen improving the symptoms of different pathologies due to its anti-inflammatory effect and improves physical performance.

Scientific evidence has shown that a daily dose of 1 g of curcumin for 8-12 weeks reduces the symptoms of osteoarthritis and has a similar effect to ibuprofen in reducing symptoms.