Talia from Taka grew up on a nature reserve in Cape Town, herbs and spices were an essential part of life. Turmeric was a favourite of her mother’s, who studied the Indian health system Ayurveda.
Her enthusiasm and faith in the medicinal properties of this golden spice, meant it was used for the whole family (even their dog), for everything from herbal infusions to grazed knees.
After years of experimenting with various concoctions to find the best combination of ingredients, she came up with some amazing recipes. These recipes and her quest to make turmeric tasty, inspired Taka and our range of delicious health-giving drinks & teas and of course supplements.
Turmeric, also known as curcumin, is a spice commonly used in Indian cuisine and has been used for its medicinal properties for centuries.
Turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties, which can help alleviate joint pain, reduce the risk of certain chronic diseases and improve brain function. Additionally, turmeric has been shown to have a positive effect on cardiovascular health by improving cholesterol levels and reducing oxidative stress.
Taking turmeric capsules can also improve digestive health and boost the immune system. This is because turmeric has antibacterial and antiviral properties, making it a great natural remedy for preventing and treating infections.
Not as well known though, turmeric has antioxidant properties that help protect the body against oxidative damage, which can lead to cellular and DNA damage.
It is important to note that turmeric has low bioavailability, meaning that the body may not absorb it efficiently. Therefore, taking turmeric capsules with black pepper extract (piperine) can increase its bioavailability and maximize its benefits.
In conclusion, taking turmeric capsules can offer numerous health benefits and can be a great addition to a balanced and healthy diet. However, it is always advisable to consult with a healthcare provider before starting any new supplementation.
Taking Taka Turmeric daily will give you lots of positive health benefits at the best possible price.