Yamamoto Research Dolestin is a dietary supplement containing Turmeric, Ginger and Black Pepper plant extracts. Its formula is designed to take advantage of the capacity of Turmeric and Ginger extracts to contrast the disturbances associated with the menstrual cycle. In addition, the ginger extract also has an anti-nausea effects and combats localised tension. The Black Pepper and Ginger extracts help to regulate gastrointestinal motility and the elimination of gas. Lastly, Black Pepper and Turmeric extracts also have antioxidant properties. Thanks to the increasing use of the spice Curcuma in our kitchens, even we “Westerners” are becoming more aware the properties of this plant with its characteristic yellow rhizome. It has long been used in Ayurvedic medicine as a digestive remedy, for treating liver disorders and gall bladder disease, as well infections with fever, abdominal bloating and dysentery… while its excellent therapeutic properties mean that it also widely used in Traditional Chinese medicine In the Western world numerous studies have been carried out on its effectiveness, especially as an anti-inflammatory remedy. Used to treat arthritis, “curcumin” is also effective in supporting liver (thanks to its well-documented detoxifying properties) and digestive functions, as well as providing a powerful antioxidant effect against cellular ageing. In addition, it promotes wound healing, and has a positive action on the brain and nervous system (depressive syndromes), as well as on cardiovascular activity. In addition to its anti-inflammatory properties, which, when combined with ginger, become extremely efficacious, curcumin can be used to treat a wide variety of ailments, but is it really a panacea for all ills? Well, suffice it to say that recent studies have also indicated surprising results in the field of anti-tumoral treatments… Dolestin supplement has been created to counteract and prevent the negative effects of inflammatory states originating from a variety of causes. The presence of black pepper increases the bio-availability of the curcumin exponentially, thus compensating for the poor levels of absorption when turmeric is ingested orally on its own.