If you like turmeric... try THIS!
We sourced the highest curcumin-concentrated turmeric that we could find, grown in the Andes. Blended with Peruvian maca, mushroom extracts and chai spices, it’s sure to make you glow like the sun.
Go with coconut milk when trying this beauty.
Organic tumeric powder, organic maca powder, organic lion’s mane extract, organic tremella extract, organic cinnamon, organic ginger, organic cardamom, organic pepper, organic star anise.
MORE ON TURMERIC:
Latin name: Curcuma longa
Turmeric is a flowering plant, native to Asia. Ayurveda (a system of medicine with roots in ancient India) has treasured turmeric over literally thousands of years; conveniently, this wide spread plant is also a widespread ingredient in Asian cooking.
In recent times, turmeric also became one of the most sought after nutritional supplements in North America.
Why should you include it in your diet? A Google search for ‘turmeric benefits’ will yield a wild range of claims, some of them well founded. To keep things down to earth and transparent, we choose to quote Health Canada, and say that that we (at Two Hills) consume turmeric regularly.
- (Traditionally) used in Herbal Medicine as an anti-inflammatory to help relieve joint pain
- Used in Herbal Medicine as a hepatoprotectant (liver protectant)
- Source of antioxidants
- Used in Herbal Medicine to aid digestion, increase bile excretion by the liver and stimulate the gallbladder
- Used in Herbal Medicine to aid digestion
- (Traditionally) used in Herbal Medicine to help relieve flatulent dyspepsia
- Used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) to eliminate blood stasis, promote the flow of qi, relieve pain of menstruation due to blood stasis
Should you be a scholarly geek (as we are), we recommend the following article:
Turmeric and curcumin: Biological actions and medicinal applications. CURRENT SCIENCE, VOL. 87, NO. 1, 10 JULY 2004. Ishita Chattopadhyay1 , Kaushik Biswas1 , Uday Bandyopadhyay2 and Ranajit K. Banerjee1
MORE ON LION'S MANE:
Latin name: Hericium erinaceus
Lion’s mane is an edible and medicinal mushroom native to all continents in the Northern hemisphere; it is also known as monkey head mushroom, bearded tooth mushroom, satyr's beard, bearded hedgehog and a variety of local names. Long known to traditional healers, particularly in relationship to brain and nerve health, this mushroom’s popularity soared recently among modern health food seekers.
The following articles (related to this mushroom) are available at the website of the US National Library of Medicine. Please note the section about neurite outgrowth and regeneration of damaged nerves on the first one.
Neuronal Health – Can Culinary and Medicinal Mushrooms Help?
Therapeutic Potential of Hericium erinaceus for Depressive Disorder
Gastroprotective Effects of Lion's Mane Mushroom Hericium erinaceus(Bull.:Fr.) Pers. (Aphyllophoromycetideae) Extract against Ethanol-Induced Ulcer in Rats
MORE ON TREMELLA MUSHROOM:
Latin name: Tremella fuciformis
Tremella is a mushroom that mostly grows in tropical regions; it is very popular in Chinese cooking and medicine. In China, it is known as 银耳 (silver ear) or 雪耳
(snow ear); in Japan, it is known as シロキクラゲ (white jelly fish).
Tremella, with its high content of Vitamin D and beta-glucans, recently shot to stardom among health food enthusiasts in the West. The following articles (related to this mushroom) are available at the website of the US National Library of Medicine.
The Neuroprotective and Neurotrophic Effects of Tremella fuciformis in PC12h Cells
The anti-fatigue and anti-anoxia effects of Tremella extract
Immunomodulatory Effect of Tremella Polysaccharides against Cyclophosphamide-Induced Immunosuppression in Mice