TetraPure® is standardized for a minimum of 99% of Tetrahydrocurcumin (1, 7-Bis(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-3, 5-heptanedione). It is known to exhibit similar physiological and pharmacological actions as curcumin, in some cases even better. A mycosis (plural / mycoses) is a fungal infection affecting both humans and animals. Approximately 90% of fungal skin infections are caused by ‘dermatophytes’, which are parasitic fungi affecting the skin, hair and nails. In fact, fungal infection of nails is the most commonly occurring mycoses.
Skin is affected by fungus because it feeds on keratin. In hair, fungal invasion often occurs on the hair shaft. It is manifested as itchy, scaly ﬂakes of the scalp (dandruff) or inﬂammatory abscess that may result in permanent hair loss. People on strong antibiotics are also at risk of fungal infections, as antibiotics kill not only damaging bacteria, but healthy bacteria as well. This alters the balance of microorganisms and results in an overgrowth of fungus.