THE BENEFITS OF TURMERIC AND IT’S SUPER POWER…

Turmeric has been used in ancient Siddha medicine and by Ayurvedic practitioners for around 4,000 years, as digestive aids and used as a culinary spice, that is used in curries and varies recipes.

Turmeric, although seems like quite a monotone spice, it in fact is counted as a superfood and has some extraordinary health benefits. Turmeric is one of the most extensively researched herb in the scientific field and there is much reasoning behind this. Turmeric is the root stalk of a tropical plant that’s part of the ginger family. one of the main components of the spice is a substance called curcumin which has healing properties.

Turmeric has been used to alleviate conditions such as heartburn, diarrhoea, bloating, fibromyalgia and even depression and anxiety. It’s also been researched into aiding in the protection against skin cancers. Also studies showed that curcumin, which is a substance in Turmeric, killed off oesophageal cancer.

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Turmeric is thought to aid in the protection against liver damage. Numerous studies have suggested that curcumin can block the formation of the beta-amyloid plaques that congest the brain function in Alzheimers disease.

Other health benefits of turmeric include;

Anti inflammatory

Increases antioxidant capacity of the body

Boosts brain neurotrophic factor (protects the brain against disease)

Aids in heart protection

Aids in the prevention and alleviation of arthritic problems.

So why not add Turmeric to your kitchen pantry, if you haven’t already!

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