What are the Health Benefits of Turmeric. Every day all over the world people will consume turmeric but they will not know about the fact. If you have consumed any thing which has got spiciness then I am sure it has turmeric in it. Most commonly turmeric will be used for making dishes in several part of the world like Middle East, Asia and Africa. If you consume food of India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and China, then it is not just you enjoy the taste of it but you will also get lot of benefits from the turmeric content. Along to add the spiciness for the food, it is also used as additive while making pickles, margarines, mustard and cheese. Turmeric is from Zingiberaceae family and it has got galangal, cardamom and ginger as the close blood relatives. All these have got their own health benefits with distinct medicinal features.
Turmeric was known to help humans with medicinal features from long back but once researchers have proved that it has the ability to prevent dementia and Alzheimer disease, it has been hit the banners all over the world. Here you will get to know all the benefits of turmeric for a human health.
If you want to have fit and healthy body it is highly recommended to consume turmeric in any manner. In Indian and Chinese tradition it has been noted as the digestive bitter as it will helps you by reducing gas and prevents bloating. Turmeric will also acts as cholagogue which will simulate the bile juice in liver which in turn helps to digest fats for greater extent. So if you are looking for any weight loss aid then turmeric is the best natural option.
Turmeric is a natural germ killer and has got anti-bacterial property which will help to avoid infection of burns and wounds. People who had acne problem have got lot of relief after consuming tea made with turmeric powder thrice a day.
Turmeric has got anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-viral property which can help people to fight against typical problems like cough, cold and flu. If you are having symptoms of these common problems just add a tea-spoon of turmeric powder in to milk and drink it for three days to get complete relief.
Today most common problem found is the diabetes and here is very good news for all sweet friends. Turmeric can act as anti-oxidant and will reduce the resistance towards the insulin. This will help you to get relieved from type- diabetes. Just have a balanced diet along with mild quantity of turmeric which can help with simple home remedy. You can also opt for supplements like curcumin capsules to favor this need.
Turmeric has got anti-inflammatory property as it can create mucus membrane at the upper layer of throat, intestines and stomach by which it can aid to reduce congestion and inflammation. Since it creates a layer it also helps in the situations of food poisoning. If you have got a cut or wound apply turmeric powder around it for quick healing. If you are suffering from fractures or sprains immerse the hot cotton cloth in turmeric oil and place it on the affected area to get relieved from intense pain.
Studies has proved that one of the factors for Alzheimer’s disease is inflammation of brain tissues and turmeric can be a remedy for it as it is having anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties. Regular consumption of turmeric by Alzheimer’s patient will help to cure the inflamed brain tissues and helps to get cured from the disease naturally. Turmeric capsules can also be consumed as a supplement for this problem.
Turmeric is a natural powerful anti-oxidant. Reason for arthritis is the free radicals which will damage the healthy cells and cause inflammation in joints. Being the anti-oxidant turmeric will eliminate the radicals and help you to get relieved from joint pain. This also will help the people who face morning stiffness.
In the year 2004 researchers have proved that curcumin will help to reduce the genetic defect which is the main reason for cystic fibrosis. In United States almost 30,000 people are suffering from this deadly disease. This disease is found to emerge from birth itself which will create thick membrane in the interior layer of lungs and also causes damage to pancreas. This is caused due to generation of protein with defect and commonly this is called as DeltaF508 defect. Curcumin will eliminate these proteins and helps to build healthy proteins in the body.
According to the researches, turmeric has the ability to initiate the process called as apoptosis which will reduce cancerous tissues in body. Still research has to be done to find out the complete benefits of turmeric on cancer. Clinical research has proved that curcumin will help to reduce the prostate cancer and breast cancer. It also has the ability to reduce leukaemia which is most commonly found in children. Scientists of Japan has mentioned the curcumin as the anti cancer agent. Hence many doctors also will prefer the cancer patients to consume turmeric every day in their diet.
Today we can see that many people are suffering from one or the other heart diseases. The main reason behind the heart disease is the increased cholesterol level in the body. This unhealthy cholesterol will get oxidized and will get accumulated in vessels and blood veins. The oxidation property of turmeric along with Vitamin B6 will reduce the cholesterol level in the body and helps to be healthy. Homocysteine is the main reason for damage of blood vessels and vitamin B6 property of turmeric will reduce the Homocysteine.
As said before turmeric is a natural antiseptic and antibacterial agent. This will help to reduce the most common skin problems like spots, acne and blemishes. If you want to have a clear skin just add turmeric powder into sandal wood paste and apply it on your face. This will clear all the spots on the skin and provides you a smooth glowing skin.
With all these benefits of turmeric just move your legs for market and keep turmeric at your finger tips. It will come in handy in any situations.
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