Turmeric is a super spice which has anti-aging, antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory properties. It is a part of many Indian dishes because of its excellent flavor and golden color.
Also, it has been used for centuries in Ayurveda and Chinese medicine for treatment of many health problems, from pain control to fight against cancer.
It acts as a powerful antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. Turmeric is rich in vitamins and minerals. It is free from toxins and doesn’t have any side effects.
10 Benefits of Turmeric:
1. Prevents Cancer
Turmeric neutralize free radicals and maintains the healthy cells. Turmeric also fights cancer-causing enzymes.
2. Prevents Alzheimer disease
Turmeric feeds the brain by preventing the accumulation of plaque in the brain, thereby preventing Alzheimer disease.
3. Prevents diabetes
Turmeric reduces insulin resistance, resulting in low blood sugar, thus preventing type 2 diabetes.
You can combine turmeric with strong drugs to obtain optimum results.
4. Pain killer and prevention of arthritis
Turmeric contains anti-inflammatory agents and antioxidants which reduce the rigidity of the joints and arthritis. Turmeric is a natural remedy to prevent internal inflammation.
5. It can heal wounds
If your make a turmeric cream, it can treat minor wounds, burns or injuries due to its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. It helps in to repair the skin and can be used to treat psoriasis or other inflammatory skin conditions.
6. Enhances digestion
Turmeric stimulates the gallbladder, reduced bloating and gas, but also may be useful in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. If you suffer from gallbladder disease you should not take turmeric as a dietary supplement because it can make your condition worse.
7. Liver Detoxification
It is used to naturally cleanse the liver and improves blood circulation.
8. Healthy skin
The process of skin pigmentation and blemishes can be prevented by eating turmeric. It can also improve the skin and make it more radiant. Prepare a little turmeric powder. You can make a cream by combining it with half a teaspoon of lemon juice, a little flour and a teaspoon of tomato juice. When the turmeric paste is ready, you should apply it on the dark spots in a circular motion. Let the paste stand up to 15 minutes. You can also use pineapple juice as a substitute ingredient.
9. Heart health
Turmeric fights bad cholesterol, thins the blood and removes the accumulated plaque in the arteries.
10. Improves the mood
Turmeric is recommended for depression and insomnia.
One of the best turmeric remedy is Golden Milk
Golden milk is an ancient recipe for treatment of fever, diarrhea, bronchitis, infections caused by virus, arthritis, headache and mild inflammation.
How to prepare Golden milk
Ingredients and preparation:
1 cup milk
Half teaspoon turmeric powder
Half a teaspoon black pepper powder
1 teaspoon raw honey
Half a teaspoon of cold pressed coconut oil
1 crushed cardamom pod
1 cinnamon stick
Pepper and coconut oil accelerate the absorption of curcumin (turmeric’s active compound). Heat the milk and mix cinnamon in it. Also add the cardamom. Add turmeric, pepper, honey and coconut oil and mix until all ingredients are mixed perfectly. Heat until steaming but not boiling. Remove the cinnamon and cardamom and drink the mixture while hot.
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