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Health Benefits of Turmeric

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Health Benefits of Turmeric


Turmeric is called as the king of spices in Ayurveda. Turmeric is used in many medicines,cosmetics etc..The deep yellow or orange part of turmeric is known as curcumin which may treat cancer, Alzheimer’s, arthritis etc. Turmeric is loaded with many nutrients such as protein, dietary fiber, niacin, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, sodium, potassium, calcium and iron

Following are some of the health benefits of turmeric

  • Natural Medicine for healing wounds
  • Weight Management
  • Medicine for Cancer
  • Immunity Booster
  • Purifies Liver
  • Useful in Treating Alzheimer’s
  • Good for Heart
  • Relieves Arthritis
  • Good for your skin

Natural Medicine for healing wounds

Turmeric is enriched with antiseptic and antibacterial benefits.It is used as an effective disinfectant. Turmeric increases The antioxidant capacity of the body.. If you have a cut or burn, you can sprinkle turmeric powder on the affected area to speed up the healing.

Weight Management

Turmeric controls fat in our body.Studies shown that turmeric increases the flow of bile in the stomach which helps to break down fat.

Medicine for Cancer

Researchers have been studying curcumin as a beneficial herb in cancer treatment(especially for prostrate cancer and breast cancer). Curcumin prevents cancer growth, development and spreading.It also reduce the risk of leukemia(blood cancer) in kids
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Immunity Booster

If you do get a cold, a cough or flu, mix one teaspoon of turmeric powder in a glass of warm milk and drink it.Turmeric contains a substance “lipopolysaccharide” which helps to stimulate our immune system

Purifies Liver

Turmeric helps to empower the cells of liver and kills the poisons substances

Useful in Treating Alzheimer’s

inflammation and oxidation damage play a role in Alzheimer’s disease. curcumin has beneficial effects on both.Curcumin prevents the amyloid formation on the wall of arteries in brain and therefore reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s.

Good for Heart

Turmeric is very useful for reducing the thickness of blood and therefore prevents the blood clotting.
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Relieves Arthritis

Turmeric’s antioxidant property destroys free radicals in the body that damage body cells.A regular consumption of turmeric experiences much relief form joint pains and inflammation

Good for your skin

Turmeric repairs damaged skin and used to treat psoriasis,eczema etc…

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