Turmeric root extract (commonly misspelled as “Tumeric”) is from the root or rhizome the a flowering perennial plant, Curcuma longa. Turmeric is native to Asia and has been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine and folk medicine. The chief active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin, one component of a mixture of various phytonutrients called curcuminoids. Curcuminoids are what give turmeric root extract its distinct, deep, yellow-gold coloring. In addition to its benefits as a natural supplement, turmeric is also used as a culinary spice. This blend of turmeric root extract contains about 95% curcuminoids, which consist of curcumin, desmethoxycurcumin, and bisdemethoxycurcumin. Black Pepper Extract (Piperine) is commonly taken in conjunction with Turmeric to aid in absorption.Turmeric root extract has been used in Chinese and Indian alternative medicine for thousands of years for its many health benefits.* It is loaded with antioxidants and may help to support the joints.* It may aid digestion and help support the eyes and brain.* Turmeric may even help in maintaining cardiovascular health in already healthy individuals when taken in conjunction with a healthy diet and exercise.** These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.