Dorwest are delighted to now offer this quality source of turmeric herb (Curcumin) which is extracted from the whole root and contains 95% curcuminoids.
Turmeric is extremely well documented and is widely used to support the body’s natural anti-inflammatory processes.
The turmeric extract in these tablets is traditionally grown in its native region of Southern India using sustainable small farming methods and it is renowned for its purity and full traceability.
The natural bioavailability of turmeric is unfortunately quite low, however can easily be improved using two methods:
The first is to give turmeric with a fatty substance, and as all balanced dog food contains fat this is easily solved by ensuring it is given with their meal.
Secondly, absorption is easily improved by taking it with a compound found naturally in black pepper called piperine. One study has found that taking piperine along with curcumin can increase bioavailability by an incredible 2000%. A patented form of piperine called Bioperine is included in this formulation to ensure bioavailability is maximised.
Turmeric has grown in popularity and there are a number of ongoing studies into numerous other potential benefits of this exciting herb.
What are the benefits of Turmeric?
Turmeric has been primarily used therapeutically for its anti-inflammatory properties. Much of this action is due to its ability to suppress inflammation and investigations have proven that its influence affects more than one of the pathways of inflammation in the body.
It holds promise for its analgesic properties, and there is huge interest into its use as an alternative or adjunct in the treatment of chronic pain. Studies have found that Turmeric can reduce the pain of osteoarthritis and (in human terms), may give similar relief to that of products such as ibuprofen.
The health benefits of turmeric are likely to be wider than just anti-inflammatory and pain relief and presently research is also on-going into its health benefits as an antioxidant, antimicrobial, anticancer agent, along with being able to improve brain function and aid in the control of obesity and diabetes. Watch this space!
Ingredients: Ingredients per tablet: Turmeric extract 175mg (Equivalent to 7175mg dry roots), Cellulose, Calcium phosphate tribasic, Magnesium stearate, Cellulose coating, Black pepper extract (Bioperine ®)
Administration: (with food)
Small dogs and cats <10kg: 1 tablet,
Medium dogs 10 - 25kg: 2 tablets;
Large & GIant dogs >25kg 3 tablets.
Recommended to be given for a minimum of one month.
For the first week it can be advisable to start at a lower dose and build up.
Can be used during pregnancy?: No
Can be used during lactation?: No
Product Finishing: Film Coated
Special Warnings: Always consult your vet before administering if on medication, especially anti-coagulants
Always read the label
Product Size: 100 tablets