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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 Nerve & Muscle*

    Supports a healthy response to occasional pain*

    Curcuma NF-kB Nerve & Muscle* combines Turmeric with other herbal extracts to support a healthy pain response.* Feverfew, Devil’s Claw, and Ginger have each been studied 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: Cardiovascular*

    With herbs to maintain cardiovascular function*

    Curcuma NF-kB: Cardiovascular* 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.*

    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*

    Curcuma NF-kB: Musculoskeletal* 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.*

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

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    Curcuma NF-kB: Respiratory*

    Promotes a healthy inflammatory function*

    Curcuma NF-kB: Respiratory* combines Turmeric with other herbal extracts to support a healthy response to allergens.* Quercetin, a flavonoid found in many plants, has also been studied for its effect on the 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

    Supports a healthy inflammatory response*

    Curcuma NF-kB: Turmeric Supreme represents full Curcumin Synergy™. Our unique formulation creates a powerful whole plant profile of Turmeric’s valuable properties.* Extra Strength provides more Curcumin per capsule than other members of our Turmeric Supreme 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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    TurmericBoost: Restore

    Your everyday whole body support*

    TurmericBoost Restore provides a foundation for wellness.* Whole food Turmeric supports a strong heart, liver function and a healthy inflammatory response.* Combined extracts of Turmeric and Black Pepper help your body utilize the Curcumin compounds in Turmeric.* A prebiotic blend delivers more than great taste, it feeds the intestinal flora that help maintain your natural defenses.*

    Herbs:  Allspice, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Cinnamon, Ginger Root Powder, Holy Basil, Star Anise, Turmeric

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    TurmericBoost: Uplift

    Support for mind, body and spirit*

    TurmericBoost Uplift supports a joyful outlook on life.* Mixing whole food Turmeric with extracts of Turmeric and Black Pepper help your body absorb Turmeric’s benefits, like promoting a healthy inflammatory response.* Support a centered, peaceful feeling with Lemon Balm and Gotu Kola, plus a delicious prebiotic blend that promotes healthy intestinal flora.*

    Herbs:  Allspice, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Cinnamon, Ginger Root Powder, Gotu Kola Leaf, Holy Basil, Lemon Balm, Star Anise, Turmeric, Vanilla

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