Turmeric

TurmericTurmeric is a well known herb all over the world. It is also known as Curcuma Longa and often regarded as “Queen of spices”. Main characteristics of turmeric are its golden colour, sharp taste and aroma. It is used all over the world in cooking. According to scientists, turmeric is very useful and it contains wide range of anti – viral, anti – fungal, anti – bacterial, anti – oxidant, anti – inflammatory, anti – mutagenic and anti carcinogenic properties. This useful herb is also loaded with numbers of healthy nutrients like dietary fiber, Vitamin C, Niacin, Vitamin E, protein, Vitamin K, Sodium, Calcium, iron, zinc, magnesium, potassium and copper. Due to these beneficial factors, it is also used for the treatment of many health problems.

 

How turmeric is beneficial for the health:

Relieve arthritis

Anti inflammatory characteristics which are present in the turmeric are beneficial and useful for treating rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Moreover, the anti oxidant property of turmeric destroys free radicals present in the body. It has been found that people who have joint problems can get rid of Arthritis if turmeric is consumed by the individual on the daily basis.

Prevent chances of cancer

Turmeric is useful in preventing cancers and help in stopping or reducing the growth of cancer. Sometimes, it also destroys the cancer cells. According to researchers, it has been found that the active components which are present in turmeric are best protectors.

Diabetes control

Turmeric is very helpful in improving the glucose control & treat diabetes successfully. The main reason how turmeric is useful in treating diabetes is that it help in reducing insulin resistance. But, if turmeric is combined with the strong medications then it can cause low blood sugar problem.

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Helpful in reducing cholesterol level

According to researchers, it has been found that turmeric reduce the serum cholesterol levels. It is well known that high amount of cholesterol can cause many serious problems. Maintaining proper level of cholesterol can prevent numbers of cardiovascular diseases.

Immune booster

Turmeric is considered as the best booster for the immune system of body. Its anti fungal, antiviral and anti bacterial properties help in strengthen immune system.

Heals wound

Turmeric is well known antibacterial and antiseptic agent so it is used extensively for the heal wound. If you’ve burn or cut; by sprinkling some turmeric powder on affected area, healing process can be speed up.

Weight management

If you want to lose weight then you can take a spoon of turmeric powder with meal and can see the results.

Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer is caused due to cognitive disorder in brain so to reduce the chances of Alzheimer; patient should take turmeric powder on the daily basis.

Liver disease

Turmeric is considered as one of the best remedy for liver disease because turmeric improves the blood circulation level.

Digestion improvement

Turmeric reduces the symptoms of gas and bloating, so by taking turmeric powder one can improve the digestion of body.

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