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Best Turmeric Pills

Turmeric has been used for thousands of years as a medicinal herb, and health and wellness industries have caught on. The plant’s healing properties stem from a compound called curcumin, a strong antioxidant and has noteworthy anti-inflammatory effects. While the compound isn’t a replacement for medical treatment, cancer, Alzheimer’s Disease, and heart disease are all affected by inflammation, so reinforcing your body with turmeric may be a useful defense against chronic illness and aging.
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Doctor Recommended Supplements Turmeric Curcumin with Bioperine

High-potency dietary supplement.

Black pepper extract improves the curcumin’s bioavailability, making this a fast-acting supplement.

What We Liked

The addition of triphala (a polyherbal preparation containing three Indian fruits) which supports bowel health and digestion, adds a layer of Ayurvedic medicine to these capsules.The piperine included each capsule (which is derived from black pepper extract) naturally increases curcumin’s bioavailability, making the curcumin absorb faster. Available on Amazon.

Most Affordable

Nature’s Bounty Turmeric Curcumin Caps

Pure turmeric supplement.

Effectively fight free radicals in the body.

What We Liked

These wallet-friendly tumeric capsules contain 95% curcuminoids—powerful antioxidants that fight against the free radicals that can contribute to premature cellular aging—which is the highest potency curcumin available in supplements. Get it now.

Best for Joints

Nature’s Nutrition Turmeric Curcumin with Bioperine 

2000x faster absorption than standard turmeric capsules.

This formula is designed to support your joints thanks to its addition of bioperine, which is an added bonus when supporting your body against chronic illness.

What We Liked

The bioperine (the alkaloid responsible for the pungency of black pepper) in this turmeric capsule is third-party tested, assuring the quality and purity of each batch. Bioperine allows curcumin to absorb faster, which gets the anti-inflammatory effects of the substance into your body and thus healing your joints faster. Buy it here.

Non-GMO Capsules

Nutricost Turmeric Curcumin with Bioperine 

Pure turmeric capsules with improved absorption.

Get your daily recommended dose of turmeric quickly and efficiently.

What We Liked

Nutricost uses a chemical solvent-free methods to extract the turmeric for these non-GMO, gluten free capsules. The easy-to-swallow supplement boasts 500mg of 95% curcumin— the ideal dose for treating osteoarthritis and itchy skin. Available now.

Most Effective

Me First Living Turmeric Curcumin with Bioperine 

These capsules provide 20x more curcuminoids than competitors.

Every capsule is extremely potent and the added bioprene increases absorption by up to 2000 percent.

What We Liked

Issues such as osteoarthritis, high cholesterol, and itchy skin can be treated with 1000mg-1500mg of tumeric per day for 2-3 months. This supplement contains 1000mg of 95% curcuminoids in each pill (some other brands only contain 100-150 mg), meaning each capsule packs the punch you need to help your body heal quickly. Get it here.