Orlando, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/07/2016 -- Today, there are viral infections that continue to affect the health and life of many people from around the world. While there are medications available, more and more people are turning to the use of natural alternatives.
A study reveals the potential ability of turmeric to fight Rift Valley Fever virus (RVF). This virus often affects animals but can also infect humans. Direct or indirect contact of the blood or organs of animals infected is thought to be the cause of contamination.
There are several ways to acquire the virus such as conducting veterinary procedures, assisting with animal births, butchering, slaughtering, and disposing fetuses or carcasses. RVF can also be transmitted through consumption of uncooked or unpasteurized milk from an infected animal.
"Turmeric is used for thousands of years in fighting a range of conditions, including the life-threatening ones," said VitaBreeze Supplements spokesperson, Michelle O'Sullivan.
Turmeric has been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese medicine. This healing spice contains a phytochemical called curcumin, which contains antibacterial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties.
Infected individuals may or may not suffer from symptoms. However, those who do usually experience flu-like fever, joint pain, muscle pain, and headache. There are also those who develop neck stiffness, loss of appetite, sensitivity to light, and vomiting.
The good news is that the compound in turmeric called curcumin is thought to have remarkable ability in fighting super viruses. There are other nutrients such as vitamin C and D that are also believed to fight some viruses. However, it is curcumin that is believed to have the strongest ability to fight viruses.
According to the researchers from the Virginia's National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases, curcumin has the ability to stop the Rift Valley Fever virus from multiplying cells that are infected. The virus is potentially deadly and can cause major outbreaks.
Aarthi Narayanan, lead researcher believes that curcumin may have the ability to interfere with the manner that the virus influences or controls the human cell and stop in from responding to the infection. The findings are actually used and applied in the AIDs research.
Curcumin supplements are widely available in the market today. They come in varying brands, ingredients, and efficacy. There are supplements that do not only contain curcumin, but also other natural ingredients such as BioPerine. This is a black pepper extract that helps improve the absorption of curcumin inside the body (http://amazon.com/Turmeric-Curcumin-Complex-BioPerine-Bio-availability/dp/B00JA4TLTI).
VitaBreeze is a nutraceutical brand that manufactures high-quality natural supplements to help people live a healthy, enjoyable and longer life. All of the company's products are manufactured in the United States using the finest quality ingredients that have been carefully selected, tested and crafted into the firm's winning formulas.
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