Turmeric and Immune system - Basic tenet of Disease free life
Immune response is a natural process that takes place in the body, your immune system does a remarkable job of defending you against disease-causing microorganisms. But sometimes it fails: A germ invades successfully and makes you sick. It is now possible to intervene in this process and boost your immune system by supplementing your diet with natural super food Turmeric. It increasing the immunity and also acts as an adaptogen, helping support the vital organs. Turmeric is mainly known for its excellent ability to preserve food, and is approved as food additive globally. In India about 500,000 metric tonnes of Turmeric is cultivated each year, of which about half is exported. It has, in addition to extensive use as food additive, for generations also been used in traditional medicine for treatment of various inflammatory conditions such as arthritis, viral and bacterial infections.
The active components of turmeric, collectively known as curcuminoids (curcumin, demethoxycurcumin and bisdemethoxycurcumin) are considered to be the active compounds. Curcumin or diferuloylmethane, is a primary active polyphenolic compound having great medicinal power for the treatment of diseases like arthritis, allergy, skin disorders, reproductive problems, asthma, atherosclerosis, heart disease, kidney disorders, Alzheimer’s, diabetes and cancer. It modulates the activation of T cells, B cells, macrophages, neutrophils, natural killer cells, and dendritic cells. It also regulates the expression of various pro-inflammatory cytokines including TNF, IL-1, IL-2, IL-6, IL-8, IL-12, and chemokines
Healthy and balanced immune system is required for optimal health. Immune system can not be only balanced by a tablets , herbs, minerals, vitamins, or vaccines. It is possible by blend of balanced food and nutrition, exercise, yoga, meditation, herbal formulations and mineral support. Also required are mental, emotional and spiritual balance. Balanced immune system is the basic tenet of “ Disease free life”
» Curcumin Benefits
Most likely through inactivation of the transcription factor NF-kappaB. Interestingly, however, curcumin at low doses can also enhance antibody responses. Curcumin is able to perform number of benefits due to it insertion itself into the cell membranes and makes those membranes more orderly which further allows information to pass into the particular cell easier, which means the cell can receive the information and react that much faster. It enhances the function of a molecule called cathelicidin antimicrobial, or CAMP. CAMP is a major component of the immune system that identifies and removes invaders including bacterial and viral agents from the body. Therefore Curcumin is known as natural immune booster and just consuming turmeric powder or fresh turmeric root in a small quantity for a few days in a year does not cure any ailments.
Products of the Month
Preserva wellness believes in Going Back To Nature and in its quest to strengthen one’s immune it has by formulated turmeric based unique herbal products namely Preserva Immunoblast capsules, Preserva Immunoblast Juice and Preserva Daily Strength juice.
Preserva Immunoblast capsules - During the functioning of the immune system, various free radicals are generated. If they are left unchecked they can affect the components of the immune system by inducing oxidative damage. Dietary supplementation with antioxidants may greatly help in such conditions. Turmeric and its active component curcumin are the main ingredients of these capsules having antioxidant and immuno-modulatory activities and have potential as therapeutic agents. These capsules can be used as dietary supplements to boost your immune system. It protects the body from oxidative stress, viral or bacterial Infections and cancer, boosts immune system, treats skin allergies, stomach infections and ulcers and acts as a shield.
Health Benefits of Each ingredients
Turmeric (Curcuma longa) Rhizome Powder: It contains immense antioxidant properties. It also has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and stomach soothing benefits. It reduces inflammation by stimulating the adrenal glands to increase the hormone that lessens inflammation.. It also helps in digestive problems by stimulating bile flow.
Turmeric (Curcuma longa) Rhizome Extract: It regulates the expression of various pro-inflammatory cytokines including TNF, IL-1, IL-2, IL-6, IL-8, IL-12, and chemokines, most likely through inactivation of the transcription factor NF-κB. It has beneficial effects in arthritis, allergy, asthma, atherosclerosis, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, and cancer might due to its ability to modulate the immune system.
Preserva Immunoblast Juice -
It is one of the best dietary supplement made from cold pressed Aloe vera juice, Apple juice and Mulberry Juice with curcumin. It builds the immune system to defend against virus and infections. These herbs also act as natural remedy against flu, offers health benefits for the cardiovascular and digestive systems and provides anti-inflammatory support. It works as a blood purifier, anti allergic, detoxifier, Immune system enhancer, digestive system protector and protects from cardiovascular diseases.
Health Benefits of each ingredients
Aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis) Pulp: The bradykinase in aloe vera stimulates the immune system and kills infections. Zinc is also an important component in Aloe Vera making it a great source to combat zinc deficiency because it’s essential to maintain immune function.
Apple (Malus domestica) fruit Juice: It contains an antioxidant called quercetin which helps boost and fortify the immune system from oxidative stress, It contains pectin like fibre which contains large amount of vitamins and essential elements which protects from several viral infections.
Mulberry (Morus alba) fruit Juice: It is very rich in minerals, especially iron,magnesium and potassium, as well as vitamins like C and E, which give the berries a sweet and a bit sour taste. Immune system requires folates, i.e. vitamin B9, which is hard to find in any other food except its juice. Helps digestion
Turmeric (Curcuma longa) (95% curcumin) extract: It has beneficial effects in arthritis, allergy, asthma,atherosclerosis, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, and cancer might due to its ability to modulate the immune system.
Preserva Daily Strength Juice
It is ready to help your body defend itself against invaders. You can try this juice as it contains Aloe vera, Tulsi and Turmeric in adequate amount and useful for the colds and flu, asthma and work as powerful immune-stimulants, anti–inflammatory anti-allergic ,builds immunity.
Health benefits of each ingredient:
Aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis) Pulp: It also has immune-boosting and anti-viral properties. It improves digestion system.
Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) Juice: It has immunomodulatory, anti cancer, anti stress, antibacterial properties. It is very useful for respiratory infections and Asthmatic problems.
Turmeric (Curcuma longa) (95% Curcumin) extract: Curcumin ameliorates multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, and inflammatory bowel disease it inhibits these autoimmune diseases by regulating inflammatory cytokines
News of the month
Drink warm turmeric water every morning as “magic mix” for five amazing health benefits
Turmeric is considered as one of the healthiest super food around the world. Drinking daily turmeric warm water empty stomach gives you magical benefits. The curcumin, major active ingredient in turmeric, is a powerful anti-inflammatory antioxidant, anticancer and antibacterial.
Turmeric being a very potent antioxidant agent is not just a herb used for your culinary delights. You can get even more health benefits from turmeric when you drink it diluted in warm water every morning.
Here are some amazing health benefits of drinking warm turmeric water every morning on an empty stomach:
Healthy weight loss: Drinking turmeric water prevents fat as curcumin in turmeric has been found to prevent fat accumulation in the adipose tissues.
Improves digestive system and increases the absorption: It improves digestion by enhancing your body’s ability to produce bile, and also helps in absorption of nutrients which is crucial for a healthy digestive system.
Relieves Joint and muscular pain:The curcumin, has anti-inflammatory properties helps in all kind pain of arthritis symptoms.
Improves immune system: It has antibacterial, antiviral, and antimicrobial properties that could make it a natural herbal alternative to protect the body from various infections, including cancer.
Works as anti ageing: Drinking warm turmeric water can help you slow down the ageing process and prevent premature aging due to free radicals in the body. This is largely due to the presence of curcumin, which can eliminate free radicals effectively.
Activity of the month
Preserva Wellness organizes the six different health camps across the various location of Delhi-NCR. These camps were majorly based on the role of herbal supplements for disease free life. We had one to one interaction with people who were explained about healthy diet along with the knowledge of Preserva products. Estimated 200 people participated for health and wellness evaluation. All of them showed great enthusiasm and purchased our products on the spot and others showed their willingness to buy it online, through our website. These camps were organised in collaboration with various RWAs, Hospitals and Yoga centres. For conducting camp, prior approval from the competent authorities is taken
Results Of Screening
Participants were requested to register their name getting screened for body composition assessment, bone density and other health disorders. A total of 200 persons were screened by BCA and bone density scanner machine followed by Medical professionals counseling. Majority of them were reported with health issues including, PCOD, Thyroid, High BP, Depression, Diabetes etc.
Health issues & number of persons:-
Thyroid – 20
Diabetes – 25
Hypertension & BP -50
Constipation& poor digestion – 90
Depression – 10
Over weight- 35