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Terranova Fermented Turmeric - FERMERIC™

  • Turmeric root has been used since ancient times as a potent spice and is known for its impressive range of health benefits including its antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and liver supportive properties. Turmeric root consists of over 100 different compounds, including volatile oils, sesquiterpenes, polysaccharides and curcuminoids. The phenolic compounds, curcuminoids, are among the most researched plant actives of turmeric root and known for their antioxidant activity.

    The ancient art of fermentation is the process of converting complex carbohydrate molecules to a pre-digested, simpler form. This enhances nutrient bioavailability, increases digestibility and antioxidant activity. Terranova combines both fermentation and fresh freeze-drying methods to create the most exceptional biochemically active and nutritionally enhanced products.

    Fermeric™ is Terranova’s new innovative fermented turmeric rhizome powder. Via the fermentation process, Lactobacillus plantarum, converts curcuminoids into their tetrahydrocurcuminoid metabolites. Research shows that these curcuminoid metabolites have higher stability, higher bioavailability and higher antioxidant potency than the original curcuminoids. When fermentation is complete, the microflora strain is inactivated. Research shows that these ‘parabiotics’ maintain health-promoting effects such as immune-modulation and fortification of intestinal barrier integrity.

    Freeze dried whole turmeric root contains the entire range of health-promoting phytonutrients found in turmeric in a more concentrated form than when fresh, but in ratios that are consistent with the fresh plant’s natural content. By combining Fermeric™ and freeze-dried whole turmeric root powder, this product has the advantages of both.


  • Indications: Acts as an antioxidant. Helps to relieve inflammation.

    Recommended use:  Adults: Take 1 capsule daily with food.

    Supplement facts:  Capsules per container: 50

    • GMO free
    • Gluten free
    • Sugar free
    • Artificial additive and excipient free
    • Suitable for vegans and vegetarians


    Contraindications: Hypersensitivity (allergy) to any of the ingredients.

    Warnings and special precautions:  Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet. Not recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding unless on the advice of a healthcare practitioner. If taking any prescribed medication, consult a physician before using this product. Do not exceed stated dose unless directed by a healthcare practitioner. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. For more details, please see the Patient Information Leaflet.

    Category D: Health supplement

    This unregistered medicine has not been evaluated by the SAHPRA for its quality, safety or intended use.

  • Each capsule contains: Curcuma longa L. (turmeric root) 250 mg (Fermeric™* Turmeric rhizome/root – Fermented by Lactobacillus plantarum

    Typical assay: > 1,2 % curcumin, > 2.0 % total curcuminoids; > 5 billion CFU parabiotics {inactivated microflora});

    Curcuma longa L. (turmeric root) 100 mg (root - fresh freeze dried & powdered)"