Meriva® is a unique, patented curcumin product. Curcumin is a potent antioxidant flavonoid that offers numerous health benefits, including supporting joint health, and hepatic, GI, and cardiovascular function.
Whether taken as a supplement or from food, curcumin is generally poorly absorbed into the bloodstream. Meriva curcumin phytosome is a unique curcumin extract that is significantly better absorbed than other curcumin extracts. Phytosomes are plant extracts bound to phosphatidylcholine (PC), an essential component of human cells. When taken orally, PC is very well absorbed and curcumin can be bound to PC to enhance its absorption.
A human study demonstrated 29-times greater bioavailability than ordinary curcumin. Meriva supplementation resulted in higher plasma concentrations of curcumin from a much smaller dose than with ordinary curcumin.
Curcuminoids-Phosphatidylcholine complex 150 mg
High and low viscosity hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, Leucine, Calcium Citrate, Calcium Laurate, and Silicon Dioxide.
Contains ingredient derived from soy (phytosome).
Take 1-2 capsules two times daily or as recommended by a health-care practitioner. Consult a health-care practitioner for use beyond duration of 3 months.
Do not use if you have a bile duct obstruction or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Consult a health-care practitioner prior to use if you have gallstones, stomach ulcers or excess stomach acid. Consult a health-care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen.
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