The Roots of our Product Extracting the Benefits Our Turmeric Root Extract begins in the sunny fields of India where the turmeric root rhizomes are harvested. To extract and concentrate the curcuminoid compounds from the turmeric root, the milled turmeric powder is mixed with alcohol and purified vinegar. This concentrated substance is filtered and dried to remove the alcohol and purified vinegar, then sent to our manufacturer and used as the active ingredient in our product. Sourced inBangalore, India Meet Our Manufacturer We chose our manufacturer, Arizona Nutritional Supplements (ANS), because of their 20 years of experience in the world of dietary supplements. Located in Chandler, Arizona, ANS is known for their high quality standards and thorough evaluation of products and ingredients at every stage. From raw materials to finished goods, their rigorous program ensures that you receive a high-quality, unadulterated product that you feel good about taking. Located in Chandler, AZ Ingredient Origins We know it’s important to you to have a transparent view into the product you’re consuming. That’s why we include details about the ingredients in our Amazon Elements Turmeric Root Extract, including its origins and purpose. The active ingredient is extracted from the roots of perennial turmeric plants. Other ingredients in the supplement are designed to help keep the blend consistent, prevent it from caking, and support the encapsulation process. Our Turmeric Root Extract does not contain allergens and the equipment used to make the product is cleaned and assessed prior to each use. Ingredients Turmeric Root Extract (Cucuma longa L.) (standardized to 95% curcuminoids) Active ingredient created by extracting curcumin from turmeric roots. From Bangalore, India. Vegetable Capsule (Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose) Holds, seals, and protects the formula. From USA. Microcrystalline Cellulose Ensures each capsule is consistently filled. From Brazil. See all ingredients Organic Rice Hull Concentrate Prevents the formula from caking. From California, USA. Magnesium Stearate Lubricates the formula so that it can be easily encapsulated. From Jurong Island, Singapore. Silicon Dioxide Prevents the formula from caking and sticking to the manufacturing equipment. From Baltimore, Maryland. Still have questions? What does standardized to 95% curcuminoids mean? This means that our product has turmeric that is concentrated to 95%. Curcuminoids are extracted from turmeric roots using alcohol and vinegar and then concentrated to 95%. See all questions and answers What are curcuminoids? Curcuminoids are the main ingredient found in turmeric roots. What is the difference between a supplement in a capsule and a tablet? A capsule is used as the vessel to hold a powdered supplement formulation. The formulation remains a powder inside the capsule, whereas in a tablet, the supplement formulation is compressed. What is magnesium stearate? Why is it added to the supplement? Magnesium stearate is a chemical compound of magnesium salt of stearic acid. It is a white, water-insoluble powder used to lubricate the supplement formula so that it can be easily encapsulated. What is silicon dioxide? Why is it added to the supplement? Silicon dioxide is a chemical compound most commonly found in quartz and living organisms. It is used to prevent the supplement formula from caking and sticking to manufacturing equipment. What is microcrystalline cellulose? Why is it added to the supplement? Microcrystalline cellulose is a refined wood pulp. It is used to prevent the supplement formula from caking to ensure that each capsule is consistently filled. Is the capsule made from animal gelatin? No. No animal products are used to create this product. Is this supplement vegan? Yes. Does this supplement contain allergens? No, this product does not contain allergens, including gluten or soy. The equipment used to make the product is also cleaned and assessed prior to use to verify the prevention of allergens and cross-contamination. Is this supplement gluten-free? Yes. Gluten is not used in the formulation or creation of this product. As an additional precaution, we also test the product for the presence of gluten to ensure that it has not been cross-contaminated. Is this supplement synthetic or made from an actual plant? Our turmeric root extract is not synthetic. It is made from a perennial plant. The turmeric rhizome is harvested from fields in India. The rhizome is chopped, dried, and milled into a powder. That powder is used to create our supplement. Where is the product made? The product is made in Arizona, USA, by Arizona Nutritional Supplements (ANS), from US and imported ingredients. Who tests the supplements? We use the ANS state-of-the-art facility as well as ISO accredited third-party labs to validate the potency, purity, and integrity of our products. Each lab is responsible for performing different tests. How long are supplements potent? Supplements degrade naturally over time at varying rates. We test our supplements potency after each production and include those results on the certificate of analysis. This means that the potency for your bottle may be lower than appears on the certificate of analysis depending on its age. To ensure you get the most from our product, we designed our shelf-life to account for this. Is this the certificate of analysis for my supplements? The certificate of analysis on this page is from our latest batch of product. You can access the certificate for your supplements by scanning the barcode on the bottle. Simply open the Amazon mobile app, click the camera icon in the search bar, and scan your bottle’s barcode. How did you verify the safety and quality of this product? We developed a robust program that includes testing the raw materials and finished products for integrity (microbial, heavy metal, and chemical), purity (identity and authenticity), and potency (concentration of ingredients) to ensure their safety and quality. How did you establish the safety and quality standards for this product? Amazon Elements quality standards are based on industry practices, state and federal guidelines, and consultation with scientific research and analysis, in addition to risk assessment of the raw materials, products, and manufacturing facility. How do I access the certificate of analysis for my bottle? This can be accessed through the code located on the front of your bottle. Simply open the Amazon mobile app, tap the camera icon in the search bar, and scan the barcode on your bottle. I took this Turmeric Root Extract and now I feel sick. What should I do? Please contact your health care practitioner. You can also call our customer service at 877-485-0385 or send a letter to the address listed on the bottle to report any adverse event you experienced as a result of taking this supplement.