8 scientific benefits of turmeric and curcumin

Immune system

1. Boosts immune function

Research demonstrates that curcumin in turmeric supports the activity of a protein known as CAMP, which helps maintain healthy immune function.

And, it might just be the key to warding off your allergy symptoms too.

That’s because turmeric is also known as an immune system modulator. Basically, it helps prevent the release of histamine, one of the main causes of hay fever, which means you suffer less when allergy season rolls around.

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