CuraPro® is a powerful antioxidant that provides support for a healthy inflammation response and cellular signaling pathways.* This single ingredient supplement features BCM-95® curcumin, making it the ideal choice for protocols based on curcumin research.
Curcumin is a compound from turmeric, a spice used traditionally as a food ingredient and as a botanical in Ayurvedic medicine.
Benefits associated with curcumin include:
Immune system modulation
Protection from oxidative stress, and support for the body’s natural inflammatory response.
However, although curcumin has shown great promise for many benefits, it is not easily absorbed.
Clinical trials have used increasingly larger dosages (up to 10-12 grams daily) in order to get even a small amount into the bloodstream. Efforts to make curcumin more bioavailable have included combinations with lecithin, a lipid generally sourced from soy, and/or piperine, a compound from black pepper.
Adding lecithin is one option that can increase absorption, and published rat studies have indicated that this may boost absorption five-fold over plain curcumin. There have not yet been human absorption studies published on this delivery method. Piperine presents potential issues with drug interactions because of its influence on the metabolism of drugs in the liver. It is contraindicated for concomitant use with most prescription medications, including anti-seizure, cardiac, blood pressure and cancer drugs.
A patent-protected method using micronized curcumin, turmeric essential oil, and phospholipids ensures that CuraPro delivers a curcumin that is up to 10 times better absorbed than standard curcumin, as well as having an 8-12 hour retention time in the body. It has up to 6.3 times more absorption than curcumin complexed with lecithin and piperine. This high-potency formula provides superior support for a healthy inflammation response, a healthy immune and cardiovascular system, and resistance to free radical activity.
Enhanced oral bioavailability of curcumin in the blood up to 7 to 10 times that of curcumin 95%, based on published human trials
A patented 100% natural turmeric extract (3 U.S. Patents awarded)
Proprietary blend of curcuminoids and essential oil of turmeric
Full spectrum of natural curcuminoids
Extended retention of curcumin in the blood up to 8 to 12 hours
Proven to support joint, immune, and brain function 1-16
Other Ingredients: medium chain triglycerides, gelatin, glycerin, high phosphatidylcholine lecithin (soy), purified water, yellow beeswax
Recommendations: 1-2 softgels daily, or as directed by your health care professional. This proprietary complex provides enhanced bioavailability and sustained retention time in the body.
Contains no sugar, salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, dairy, artificial coloring, artificial flavoring, or preservatives. Contains only natural ingredients. Color variations are normal.
If pregnant or nursing, consult a health care professional before use.
Questions about dosing: Should CuraPro & CuraPhen be taken after a meal? Or is there a better time to take these & can they be used together for additional support?
Answer from EuroMedica: We recommend that most supplements be taken with meals or food as most people have better absorption this way and it eliminates any risk of upset stomach for those who have sensitivities.
However, I have heard of people taking these at all times and with and without food with excellent results. Yes Curaphen and CuraPro can be used together for additional support.
CuraPro is a very high dose of just one ingredient, our clinically proven BCM-95 curcumin. Curaphen is our professional pain formula. It contains a much smaller dose of BCM-95 curcumin and 3 other products that work together to address pain issues.
BCM-95 has been proven to have a blood retention time of 8-12 hours. With that said, I would dose a morning and an evening dose of Curaphen for those who are really struggling with pain control. Or Morning, noon, and night.
This chart shows the difference in absorption between the BCM-95® and curcumin complexed with piperine or lecithin.
Supporting healthy inflammation response in the body may be the key to good health overall. For occasional pain from exercise or overuse, or to support neurological health, curcumin acts as a potent antioxidant and supports a healthy response to inflammation.*
Scientific studies have shown that curcumin acts as a strong antioxidant for cellular defense, and supports healthy DNA in the brain, heart, liver, lungs, kidneys, and immune system.* In one study, 25 participants used curcumin extracts from 500 mg up to 8000 mg. While appropriate concentrations in the blood were achieved in two of the patients with the highest intakes (8000 mg), this illustrates the need for better-absorbed sources of the botanical.
In another study, curcumin showed support for pancreatic cellular health and inflammation markers. A review of this trial concluded that better-absorbed curcumin formulations may have an application here.
Liver Support & Detoxification:
Research has shown that concentrated curcumin can protect the mitochondrial surface within the cells, and promote the body’s own ability to support healthy cellular division. While combining curcumin with piperine can help increase absorption, it can also interact with cytochrome P450 in the liver and interacts with most prescription medications. This is why finding a curcumin extract like BCM-95, which does not use piperine to increase absorption, is important.
There has been increasing interest in applying curcumin to mental well-being.Curcumin may modulate serotonin and dopamine release, support healthy stress response, and support healthy neurogenesis. One of the challenges of curcumin for supporting healthy mood and well- being has been its absorption rate. BCM-95 may be able to change that.
Curcumin is a potent and powerful antioxidant and can reduce the free-radical damage that affects every system in the body, including the cardiovascular system and the skin. It also appears to support healthy DNA replication, neural cell health, protect against oxidative stress, and promote healthy aging overall.
Liver Support & Detoxification:
Curcumin appears to support healthy liver cell development. Research has shown that concentrated curcumin can protect the mitochondrial surface within the cells, and promote the body’s own ability to support healthy cellular division.* 13-15 While combining curcumin with piperine can help increase absorption, it can also interact with cytochrome P450 in the liver and interacts with most prescription medications. That’s why it’s important to find a curcumin exactly like BCM-95, which does not use piperine to increase absorption.
CuraPro uses the clinically studied, most bioavailable curcumin available – BCM-95 – to promote a
healthy inflammation response, support healthy mood, and maintain cellular and liver health. This
powerful, professional formula utilizes the best form of curcumin and combines it with cutting-edge
science to help you provide results for your patients.
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