C21H20O6 // Diferuloylmethane
Turmeric is an herb that is widely used in cooking. It has a number of uses, including its use as a joint protectant.
Turmeric extract is said to be beneficial for the joints because of its anti-inflammatory properties that are found in its content curcumin. Curcumin is the ingredient that gives turmeric its orange color and it helps fight against osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis pain. Curcumin has been shown to reduce inflammation in the body, including joint inflammation.
Turmeric also contains antioxidants and natural antioxidants which help fight against inflammation of the blood vessels and cells, which can help with other conditions like heart disease, diabetes, cancer prevention, and Alzheimer’s disease prevention.