Did you know that turmeric is considered to be a superfood because of its amazing antioxidant and anti-inflammatory characteristics? These properties are due to the presence of curcumin, its active component that gives turmeric its yellow-orange color.
According to research, turmeric has the capacity to fight off free radical damage, rejuvenate the cells, detoxify the liver, keep the heart healthy, enhance the mood, and improve the health of the brain. It is also highly recommendable in treating less and more serious inflammation, and it is believed to do this even better than over-the-counter meds! Let us learn more about this gift from nature…
Turmeric- The most Potent Natural Medicine ever
Believe it or not, turmeric is among the most studied spices in the world, i.e. there are more than 7000 studies containing it and are published by the National Institutes of Health. Numerous studies have continuously concluded that turmeric is as powerful as these medications (without the side effects):
- Medications for diabetes management
- Arthritis meds
- Anti-inflammatory drugs
- Cholesterol-lowering drugs
What Are the Best Health Advantages of Turmeric?
- Alleviates depression
- Boosts the body’s antioxidant power
- Betters the brain function and decreases the chance of brain illness
- Lowers the risk of stroke and heart illness
- Relieves joint ache and discomfort
- Enhances the cholesterol levels
- It is beneficial against heartburn and indigestion
- It may avert and treat cancer
- It may be of benefit in the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s
- Slows down the aging process
How to Make Your Own Turmeric Supplement
A tbsp of honey, raw
A tsp of turmeric powder
A pinch of black pepper, ground
Preparation: In a bowl, mix the honey and turmeric and make sure the mixture is thick enough so that it can be rolled into balls. Then, add the black pepper and mix the ingredients once more. When you are done with the mixing, take small parts of it and roll small balls and place them on the try. Leave them for 2 to 3 days in a cold and dry area before you start using them.
Use: Take one ball per day to maintain optimal health.
Important to note:
Before you start using turmeric or any other natural cure, make sure you consult your physician because it may interfere with specific meds. Consultation with a professional regarding the usage of turmeric as a cure is also crucial if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.