Frequently Asked Questions
Does TheraJoint+ contain any colours, preservatives or flavourings?
Unlike many other health products, 13 Seeds TheraJoint+ does not contain any added colours, preservatives or flavourings.
On the bottle, it says “contains sulphites,” aren't those bad for us?
Our TheraJoint+ contains trace amounts of maltodextrin (a type of carbohydrate) as part of the production process. Maltodextrin has 10mg/kg of sulphites maximum, meaning that the sulphite amount found in our capsules is less than 0.001% that could be considered negligible, therefore should be of no concern. We are still required by law to state this on the label. If you have a sulphite allergy, we recommend that you consult your healthcare professional.
Is it safe to take TheraJoint+ long term?
Turmeric is likely safe when used short-term. Turmeric products that provide up to 8g of curcumin daily seem to be safe when used for up to 2 months, Also, taking up to 3g of turmeric daily seems to be safe when used for up to 3 months. If symptoms persist, please speak to your health care professional.
I don't like the taste of turmeric, what does TheraJoint+ taste like?
TheraJoint+ is basically tasteless as it’s stored in a capsule, so even if you don't like the taste of turmeric, you can still reap the health-promoting benefits.
Is TheraJoint+ vegan-friendly?
TheraJoint+ is 100% vegan-friendly. There is no gelatin or any other animal-sourced material in this product. It’s also safe for vegetarians, those with diabetes and anyone following a paleo or ketogenic diet.
Where do you source your ingredients and where is TheraJoint+ manufactured?
We source our turmeric root from India in order to get the best quality. The capsules are then manufactured in Australia and are TGA-approved to ensure the highest quality and safe product. All 13 Seeds products are manufactured in Australia.
I have difficulty swallowing capsules, are these difficult to ingest?
TheraJoint+ is 22mm in length, which is typically a lot smaller than other soft gels.
Does TheraJoint+ pass the blood-brain barrier?
Curcumin, the active compound found in turmeric, crosses the blood-brain barrier therefore turmeric may have anti-inflammatory effects on the brain.
Is TheraJoint+ USP qualified?
TheraJoint+ is TGA qualified and has tighter regulations than USP. TGA encompasses testing using BP/USP methods and raw material standards.
I've read that lead is dangerous for our health. Does TheraJoint+ contain lead?
Yes, lead can be toxic in high amounts, however, it appears in many foods due to its presence in the environment, including many common fruits and vegetables. The Therapeutic Goods Administration of Australia (TGA) ensures that the lead content must be less than 5ppm (parts per million) per capsule to be considered safe, which our TheraJoint+ is well below, so there’s no need to be concerned.
Is there an independent lab that checks your turmeric 1500 =-USP verified or the equivalent?
Yes, our TheraJoint+ is manufactured with the highest quality standards.
Is TheraJoint+ gluten-free, soy-free, dairy-free, GM-free?
Yes, yes, yes, and yes!
Does theraJoint+ contain 95% curcuminoids and is it comparable to BCM-95?
Our Organic Turmeric also has a 95% curcumin concentration, equivalent to BCM-95, making TheraJoint+ one of the highest quality turmeric supplements on the market.
Will TheraJoint+ assist with weight loss?
TheraJoint+ is a potent anti-inflammatory supplement, however is not designed as a weight loss product. Consult with your healthcare professional.
Does TheraJoint+ help with hemochromatosis and iron overload?
Studies have shown that curcumin may help in managing iron overload-induced toxicity, however, we suggest consulting with your healthcare professional if you have these conditions.
Does TheraJoint contain xylitol?
TheraJoint+ does not contain any xylitol.
Does TheraJoint+ contain iodine?
TheraJoint+ does not have any added iodine. However, we do not test for iodine.
Are liquid or soft gels better?
That all depends on the type of product and what it's used for. TheraJoint+ is a natural antiinflammatory supplement that's TGA-approved to treat mild joint pain and arthritis.
Does TheraJoint+ contain oxalates?
Oxalates—also known as oxalic acid—are a naturally-occurring compound in plants. These plant-based oxalates are consumed through our diet as well as produced as waste by our bodies. We do not test for oxalates. If you're concerned, consult with your healthcare professional.
Does this have turmerones?
Currently, we do not test for turmerones.
What's the best way to take TheraJoint+?
We recommend taking one capsule daily, with or immediately after food. If symptoms persist consult with your healthcare professional.
Is this product manufactured using GMP practices?
Yes, TheraJoint adopts GMP practices to ensure the safest and highest quality product.
Does TheraJoint+ help with acne?
Studies have shown that Turmeric may help with acne due to its anti-inflammatory properties. If symptoms persist, talk to your healthcare professional.
How long does TheraJoint+ take to start seeing results?
If pain is associated with inflammation, we expect that you should start seeing results within 8-12 weeks. If symptoms persist, speak to your healthcare professional.
Does TheraJoint+ contain piperine (black pepper extract)?
TheraJoint+ contains Black pepper (Piper Nigrum) at a 54 x extract concentration. The black pepper we use has a minimum of 95% Piperine content.
Does Therajoint+ contain gelatin?
While many capsules are made from gelatin, TheraJoint+ capsules are made from Gellan gum, a plant-based alternative that’s vegan-friendly.
Does TheraJoint+ help with arthritis pain?
TheraJoint+ contains high amounts of the natural anti-inflammatory compound curcumin, the active component of turmeric. TheraJoint+ is TGA-approved to relieve symptoms of mild arthritis and joint pain.
Does TheraJoint+ cause digestive issues?
Turmeric and curcumin seem to be generally well-tolerated for most people and side effects are uncommon. If you experience gastrointestinal symptoms including constipation, stomach pain, diarrhea, acid reflux, nausea, vomiting, and yellow stools consult with your qualified healthcare professional.
Can you take TheraJoint+ with other medications?
While many studies have proven turmeric’s positive effect of slowing down blood clotting, taking a turmeric supplement along with Anticoagulant or Antiplatelet medications that also slow clotting might increase the chances of bruising and bleeding. We recommend consulting with your healthcare professional if you are currently taking these medications.
Can TheraJoint+ help with foot pain?
Turmeric may help to alleviate foot pain. A review of clinical research by Thorne Research showed that curcumin has significant anti-inflammatory properties that can improve injuries like muscle strain, sprains, and plantar fasciitis. However, we recommend consulting with your healthcare professional before trying to treat foot conditions on your own.
Can TheraJoint+ help with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)?
Turmeric may provide some benefit, however should not be used as a standalone treatment. Research has suggested that curcumin may play a significant role in intestinal inflammatory disease treatment in the future, particularly as adjuvant therapy. Speak to your qualified healthcare professional before treating IBD with TheraJoint+.
Is TheraJoint+ safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
TheraJoint+ should be avoided if you are pregnant or breastfeeding due to its higher dose of turmeric.
Is TheraJoint+ safe for children and teenagers?
When used as recommended, turmeric supplements are generally regarded as safe for children and teenagers. However, do not give your child or teenager TheraJoint+ without first consulting with a qualified health professional.
Do you ship internationally?
Yes, we are able to ship internationally to most countries. These orders are packaged within 24 hours and begin their journey via DHL or an equivalent courier service. International shipping generally takes 8-12 days. If you would like to check the estimated shipping time based on your address, feel free to reach out to us and we can check for you.
Does Therajoint need to be refrigerated?
TheraJoint+ is best stored at room temperature. Cold and hot temperatures can cause the concentration of curcumin to decrease making the product less effective.
How long can you leave a bottle open?
If stored correctly, TheraJoint+ should last for 1-2 years.
Do you do wholesale?
We sure do accept wholesale orders. For all wholesale enquiries, please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Are your products safe for pets?
Studies have not been done to support the health benefits of turmeric in pets. Speak to your qualified veterinarian before supplementing your pet turmeric.