Turmeric is an aromatic spice that has been used in cooking and for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. You can smell the mildly aromatic scents of orange and ginger in curry and other Indian dishes. It is also used in Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese Medicine, where it is believed to have various healing properties and used to treat a number of ailments.
Turmeric contains a family of active compounds called curcuminoids. Curcumin is the primary curcuminoid in turmeric that is responsible for its’ therapeutic properties. In Ayurvedic medicine, it is believed to have antiviral, antibacterial and antiparasitic properties, and has long been used to help with a variety of health issues.
Cannabis produces a variety compounds known as cannabinoids, such as cannabidiol (CBD) known for the therapeutic properties of hemp.
Curcumin, the main ingredient in turmeric has been shown to possess anti-inflammatory properties, blocking pro-inflammatory proteins and enzymes. Chronic inflammation can be a source of constant discomfort, lack of sleep and excess stress. Such properties make it a perfect to complement the anti-inflammatory properties of phyto-cannabinoids and another great way to boost your Endocannabinoid System.
The Endocannabinoid System helps maintain homeostasis or balance within the body, constantly working to keep a vast range of functions in equilibrium.
Some features of turmeric include its:
- Anti-inflammatory activity: Curcumin appears to inhibit the production of substances known as cytokines that can lead to inflammation.
- Antioxidant activity: This may decrease the oxidative stress related to skin irritation.
- Enhancement of the skin-barrier function: It may do this by regulating involucrin (iNV) and filaggrin, which are involved in this process.
Turmeric, when combined with other botanicals provide powerful healing properties to help fight inflammation and reduce oxidative stress. Botanicals such as turmeric combined with CBD hemp extract can be taken orally or applied to the body to help relieve pain and soreness, reduce inflammation, and sooth inflammatory skin conditions.
CBD can be combined with targeted botanicals to provide rapid and effective whole body support.
Turmeric may be used in cooking, drinks, teas, taken as an oral supplement or applied topically to the skin. CBD Garage carries a number of CBD products that include anti-inflammatory botanicals such as turmeric. They include:
- Quicksilver Scientific CBD Synergies PN Relief Formula Capsules
- Moon Mother CBD Muscle Balm
- Charlotte’s Web CBD Hemp Oil Cream
- Microtea Recovery Tea
- Performance Recovery Tea
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