Benefits Of Herbal Extracts
Interviewer: Why do you use herbal extracts in your formulas?
Dr. Stern: So, in all of my formulas whenenver I can use an extract, I use an extract, and this is the reason why:
There's a study done that shows that turmeric (even in the highest quality powder) might only have one to three percent curcuminoid
So, what makes turmeric so amazing at reducing inflammation? Curcuminoids. That's the main ingredient, right? So, if curcuminoids are the main ingredients at reducing inflammation, and you buy this big jar of powder that only has one percent curcuminoids, then really you're not getting much of the active ingredient that reduces the inflammation.
All herbs function that way. Everything has an active constituent that really makes that herb super powerful.
So, my joint... Read More