Turmeric is one of the most well-known, widely researched, and commonly used Ayurvedic spices in the world. Turmeric works to boost cardiovascular health by purifying the blood, regulating blood sugar levels, supporting healthy insulin levels, and promoting a healthy inflammatory response in the body. Turmeric has antifungal, antibacterial, and antiviral properties.
What is Ayurveda?
Patented all natural IQed® is a combination of good essential nutrition and holistic Ayurveda. Ayurveda has been widely used by doctors for 5000 years and literally translates to “Science of Life;” Ayus = Life, Veda = knowledge/science.
Ayurvedic Botanicals In IQed
Turmeric [Curcuma Longa]
Amalaki [Emblica officinalis
Amalaki has been revered for over 5,000 years in Ayurveda for its rejuvenating properties. Amalaki detoxifies and rejuvenates the digestive system and GI tract, and reduces acidity. It is abundant in antioxidants that help reduce free radicals and boost immune response.
Haritaki [Terminalia chebula]
Haritaki has been regarded very highly from ancient times by traditional healers and it is rightly called the mother of herbs. In Sanskrit, Haritaki means “carries away” (all diseases). The date-like haritaki fruit serves as a gentle and effective detoxifying agent for the body.
Gymnema [Gymnema sylvestre]
Gymnema has been used by Ayurvedic healers to help support healthy blood sugar levels for thousands of years. Gymnema is an Ayurvedic herb promoting healthy metabolic function.
Green Tea [Camellia sinensis]
Green Tea has been a valued as healthful in Ayurveda for more than 4,000 years. A powerful antioxidant, green tea contains high concentrated levels of EGCG that neutralize toxic free radicals within the body. It also works to protect the DNA, regulate blood sugar levels, increase thermogenesis, and boost energy.
Historically chia was revered for their high energy and eaten as a staple by Aztecs and Mayans. Itsupports deep hydration and is an excellent source of high-quality fiber.
Guggul [Commiphora Mukul]
In Ayurvedic the Sanskrit definition of the term "guggul" is "one that protects against diseases." This attests to the wide respect of Ayurvedic applications for this botanical. Known as the “fat killer” in Ayurvedic medicine, guggul is a powerful resin extract that comes from the small, thorny Mukul myrrh tree.
Cocoa [Theobroma Cacao]
Cocoa beans were used as currency as well as the drink of the elite by ancient Mesoamerican civilizations. Modern research has discovered that cocoa is good for blood vessel health and packs some of nature’s most powerful phytonutrients called cocoa flavanols to help our body stay in tune. Flavanols have been linked in studies with improved memory and thinking skills.
Cinnamon [Cinnamomum verum]
Used in the Vanilla version of IQed®
Cinnamon has a long history both as a spice and as a medicine. In ancient days, cinnamon was more valuable than gold. Cinnamon aids with problems in the digestive system and is high in antioxidants that prevent inflammatory conditions that damage cell membranes and insulin receptors.
Cayenne [Capsicum annuum]
Used in the Chocolate version of IQed® Cayenne pepper, an excellent source of antioxidants, has been used both as a food and a medicine for over 9000 years Cayenne pepper is a rich source of vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients. Many herbalists believe that cayenne acts as a catalyst and increases the effectiveness of other herbs when used with them.