The ingredients in this high-level Berberine / Curcumin supplement have been clinically proven to decrease blood sugar, cholesterol, and blood pressure. Curcumin, the active ingredient of Turmeric has been used for thousands of years for pain relief and general feeling of well being. A lot of supplements use Turmeric Root Powder which has only a small amount of Curcumin. Our blend is 100% Curcumin with no Turmeric Root Powder. So you get the full benefit.