Curcumin is the principal ingredient of turmeric commonly used in curry. It has many
anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory qualities and is used to aid recuperation from
illness and injury.
Curcumin acts as a free-radical neutraliser preventing free radicals from stealing
electrons and damaging healthy cells. It also inhibits the body’s chemical response
to inflammation by nullifying chemical messengers.
Curcumin has a positive effect on the gut as it increases mucin content, thereby
protecting the gastric mucosa against problems and it may also protect against gastro-intestinal
ulcers. It promotes healthy skin by working as an anti-bacterial/anti-fungal agent
inhibiting growth of most organisms.
When used as an everyday supplement for dogs it helps to maintain the natural anti-inflammatory
actions of a dog’s metabolism and promotes all-round good health.
Barker and Wags LeapDOG combines curcumin, glucosamine and chondroitin with other
active ingredients to promote healthy joints, skin and bones. LeapDOG is delivered
via an oats-based complementary food that aids digestion and absorption into the