Know your ingredients: Turmeric

1. Curcumin, the main active component of turmeric lends its powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties to the root.
2. Certain studies have shown that curcumin can boost brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) a protein responsible for various cognitive functions like memory and learning.
3. Curcumin, the main active component in turmeric can aid in lowering the risk of various cardiac diseases, as evident in certain studies.
4. Patients of arthritis, a disease pertaining to the tenderness and swelling in joints, tend to respond well to supplements rich in curcumin.