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Black Pepper

Description

The dried fruit of Black Pepper (Piper nigrum) has long been used as a culinary spice and as a traditional medicine, and today it is ubiquitous in most cuisines. Black Pepper is made from the plant’s unripened green drupes (stone fruit), which are called “peppercorns.” They are briefly boiled and dried or cooked. Native to southern and southeast Asia, Black Pepper’s use in Indian cooking dates to the first century…

 

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Products Containing Black Pepper

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    Curcuma NF-kB: Cardiovascular*

    With herbs to maintain cardiovascular function*

    This herbal formula combines Turmeric with other herbal extracts to support healthy cardiovascular function.* Resveratrol, Hawthorn, and Coleus all supply flavonoid compounds to promote the health of both the heart and vascular system.* Black Pepper extract is included for increased absorption and bioavailability of curcumins, compounds found in Turmeric which support a healthy inflammatory response.*

    Herbs:  Black Pepper, Coleus, Ginger, Hawthorn Berry, Japanese Knotweed, Quercetin, Turmeric

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    Curcuma NF-kB: Musculoskeletal*

    With herbs to promote joint mobility*

    This herbal formula combines Turmeric with other herbal extracts to promote healthy joint function.* Quercetin supports a healthy inflammatory response in the joints, while Devil’s Claw promotes joint comfort.* Black Pepper extract is included for increased absorption and bioavailability of curcumins, compounds found in Turmeric known to support a healthy inflammatory response.*

    Herbs:  Black Pepper, Boswellia, Devil's Claw, Ginger Root, Turmeric

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    Curcuma NF-kB: Myalgia*

    Supports a healthy response to occasional pain*

    This herbal formula combines Turmeric with other herbal extracts to support a healthy pain response.* Feverfew, Devil’s Claw and Ginger have each been researched for their role in supporting the body’s reaction to occasional pain.* Black Pepper extract is included for increased absorption and bioavailability of curcumins.*

    Herbs:  Black Pepper, Devil's Claw, Feverfew leaf & flower, Ginger Root Supercritical Extract, Jamaican Dogwood, Rosemary, Turmeric, Wild Lettuce

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    Curcuma NF-kB: Respiratory*

    Promotes a healthy inflammatory function, with Quercetin for respiratory support*

    This herbal formula combines Turmeric with other herbal extracts to support a healthy response to occasional environmental irritants.* Quercetin, a flavonoid found in many plants, has also been studied for its support of occasional normal histamine response.* Black Pepper extract is included for increased absorption and bioavailability of curcumins.*

    Herbs:  Black Pepper, Feverfew leaf & flower, Ginger, Goldenseal, Nettle, Quercetin, Turmeric

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    Curcuma NF-kB: Turmeric Supreme

    formerly named Turmeric Supreme

    Turmeric Supreme represents full Curcumin Synergy™. Our unique formulation creates a powerful whole plant profile of Turmeric’s valuable properties.* Turmeric Supreme provides more curcumin per capsule than other members of our new Curcumin Synergy™ family of products—it may be taken alone or combined with one of these targeted formulations.

    Herbs:  Black Pepper, Tumeric Root Supercritical Extract

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