Turmeric Capsules


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Product Overview

  • Supports the body to fight inflammation
  • Boosts free radical scavenging action
  • Promotes joint mobility and flexibility
  • Promotes healthy skin & natural glow
  • Supports healthy digestion
  • Nourishes the immune system
  • Each capsule delivers 500 mg of pure organic Turmeric (Curcuma longa)

Why will you love Turmeric?

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is one of the herbs that has received much attention from both the medical/scientific worlds as well as from the culinary world. This “earthy herb of the Sun” with the orange-yellow rhizome was regarded as the “herb of the Sun” by the people of the Vedic period. It is an amazing herb with powerful antioxidant action, promotes free radical fighting within the body and overall body performance. Also supports a healthy inflammatory response throughout the entire body and promotes optimal joint and muscle function. Turmeric helps to modulate a healthy immune response and maintains a healthy liver by detoxification. It also aids in promoting blood sugar metabolism and minimizing oxidative stress at the cellular level. It promotes healthy skin and appearance by purifying the blood and stimulating the formation of new blood tissue. Turmeric is a bitter digestive aid that maintains healthy gut flora and promotes healthy digestion. The essential volatile oils present in turmeric also support proper functioning of respiratory and cardiovascular systems. Due to its bitterness it balances Kapha, while it's warmness pacifies Vata dosha and aids in clearing the srotas (subtle channels). Turmeric helps in mobilizing Kapha by opening the blood vessels in order to improve blood circulation, while it aggravates Pitta when taken in excess.

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is also available in powder form. Consuming turmeric powder in the form of boiled tea or milk strengthens immune system defenses and empowers positive overall well-being.

Why chose Athreya Turmeric?

Athreya believes in the goodness of mother rhizome turmeric harvested from Western Ghats where the climatic conditions naturally increases potency of active principles of turmeric.

Our expert practitioners (Ayurvedic Vaidyas classically trained in India) have carefully curated the ingredients for this all-natural blend. They select only ethically wildcrafted and certified organic ingredients. Organically grown plants come from organic farms. We ensure that the farmers do not use pesticides or toxic chemicals during the harvest or processing. We also source fresh ingredients, cultivated in the ideal topographical environment. Careful sourcing increases the quality of the ingredients and the effectiveness of the supplementation.

While we source ingredients in India, we manufacture the product in the USA. Here we use the purest natural whole herb, delivering it in a plant-based veggie capsule. So, unlike tablets, it does not contain any fillers, excipients, herbal extracts, binding agents, or additive chemicals. This guarantees you access to whole foods and traditional products. Our herbal supplements go through multiple quality assurance checks before they reach your doorstep. We offer only the best for your health and wellbeing.

The Food and Drug Administration has not evaluated these statements. Athreya Herbs products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. The information contained in this website is provided for general informational purposes only. Advice on treatment or care of an individual patient should be obtained through consultation with a licensed healthcare practitioner.

The Food and Drug Administration has not evaluated these statements. Athreya Herbs products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. The information contained in this website is provided for general informational purposes only. Advice on treatment or care of an individual patient should be obtained through consultation with a licensed healthcare practitioner.

Part used Rhizome

Taste (Rasa) Bitter, Astringent, Pungent (mildly)
Quality (Guna) Light, Dry
Potency (Veerya) Hot
Post Digestive Effect (Vipaka) Pungent

Action on Doshas Balances Kapha and Vata {Increases Pitta (P) when in excess}

Action on Organ System Digestive and Circulatory Systems

Prabhava -

Bhavaprakasha Haritakyadi Varga

हरिद्रा कटुका तिक्ता रूक्षोष्णा कफपित्तनुत् |

वर्ण्या त्वग्दोषमेहास्रशोथपाण्डुव्रणापहा ||१७२||

Phytonutrients insisdeTurmeric

The major active constituent responsible for the biological activity of Curcuma longa (Turmeric) is Curcumin. Curcumin, the main natural polyphenol found in the rhizome of turmeric has been proven to have clinical therapeutic and its antioxidant properties. It plays an important role in the management of chronic inflammation diseases. It contains 2-5% of Circumin in its raw/natural state.

Plant Morphology

Turmeric is an essential spice all over the world with a distinguished human use particularly among the Eastern people. Turmeric is a plant distributed throughout tropical and subtropical regions of the world. It is widely cultivated in Asian countries, mainly in China and India. It is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant that measures up to 1 m high with a short stem. Its palmate leaves are oblong in shape, alternate and arranged in two rows, which are further divided into leaf sheath and later form false stem, petiole and leaf blade. Plants have rough segmented, yellow to orange, cylindrical and aromatic rhizomes. Primary rhizome is mostly pear shaped known as a “bulb” while the secondary one is cylindrical. Its flowers are dull yellow, grouped together in a dense spike-like structure.

Take 1–2 capsules once or twice daily with water, or as directed by your health practitioner.

Please consult with your physician prior to the use of this product if you are pregnant, nursing, on medication, or have a medical condition. Do not use it if the seal is broken. Keep out of the reach of children.

Ayurveda Carrier Substances (Anupanas) for Neem

Universal – Warm Water*

* Anupana- Anupana is the carrier substance or vehicle that carries herbs into the body for proper assimilation. The herb becomes more potent when given with suitable Anupana.

Serving size: 2 capsules
Servings per container: 50
Each capsule contains: 500 mg of Haridra (Turmeric) Curcuma longa Certified Organic Ingredients
Other ingredients: Veggie (Plant-based) capsule
This item is gluten free, soy free, yeast free, dairy free, GMO free, preservative free, contains no animal by-products and is suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
Laboratory tested for purity of heavy-metal levels.

Botanical Name – Curcuma longa
Family – Zingiberaceae
English Names – Turmeric
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Research findings to support qualities as enumerated in bhavaprakasha.

  1. Twak doshaapaha - vaughn et al 2016.
  2. Meha hara action - the effect of turmeric on postprandial insulin after OGTT. ( Wickenberg et al 2010.)
  3. vraNapaha - WHO : rhizome curcuma longae , monographs on selected medicinal plants vol.1. WHO 1999. Also ( the effect of certain indigenous remedies on the healing of wounds and ulcers .Gujral et al. J. Indian State med. Association 1953, 22, 273-276 )
  4. Shoshaapaha - Curcumin also enhances intestinal lipase, sucrase and maltase activity.( Platel, K. and Srinivasan, K., Influence of dietary spices or their active principles on digestive enzymes of small intestinal mucosa in rats. Int. J. Food Sci. Nutr., 1996, 47, 55–59).
  5. - The fresh juice of Haridra is considered to be anthelmintic. . (Dhiman AK (2004) Common Drug Plants and Ayurvedic Remedies. (1stedn), Reference Press, New Delhi, India 286-287,) also
  6. - (Dasgupta, S. R., Sinha, M., Sahana, C. C. and Mukherjee, B. P., A study of the effect of an extract of Curcuma longa Linn. on experimental gastric ulcers in animals. Indian J. Pharmacol., 1969, 1, 49– 54.) Thus increased intestinal enzyme action, increased absorption after anthelmintic action and gastric ulcer healing leads to better nourishment.
  7. Asrik dosha hara -Application of the powder in combination with other plant products is also reported for purification of blood and for menstrual and abdominal problems136 . (Eigner, D. and Scholz, D., Das Zauberbuchlein der Gyani Dolma. Pharm. Unserer Zeit, 1990, 19, 141–152.)
  8. varNya - The extract of turmeric prevented the formation of wrinkles and formation of melanin in mice with UV induced skin damage , thus improving the complexion of skin (Effects of a turmeric extract (Curcuma longa) on chronic ultraviolet B irradiation-induced skin damage in melanin-possessing hairless mice. Maho Sumiyoshia and Yoshiyuki Kimurab)
  9. Note :Furthermore, curcumin, the main active principle, does not share all effects of turmeric. (Pharmacological basis for the use of turmeric in gastrointestinal and respiratory disorders Anwarul HassanGilani, Abdul JabbarShah, Muhammad Nabeel, GhayurKashif, Majeed )

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