Health Benefits of Turmeric
Turmeric is a spice used for cooking but has gained immense popularity as one of the most powerful herb for fighting various diseases. Turmeric can be found in India and other Southeast Asian countries. Curcumin is the active and key ingredient of turmeric Curcumin possesses diverse anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant and anti-cancer properties following oral or topical administration.
Turmeric in India
Turmeric is used in India as a food substance.
In Ayurveda ,it is used as medicine traditionally.
It can be used internally and externally medicinally.
Effective in curing Doshas- VATA and KAPHA.
Nutritive value of Turmeric
Calories is 349Kcal per 100gm of Turmeric
Protein :- 6.3 % gm
Fat :- 5.1 % gm
Minerals :- 3.5 % mg
Vitamins A :- 50 % mg
Vitamins B :- 03 %mg
Calcium :- 150 % mg
Iron :- 15 % mg
Phosphate :- 285 % mg
Important Health Benefits
Benefits of Turmeric Water
Drinking warm turmeric water every morning empty stomach has a numerous good reason.
Turmeric is full of nutrients and provides miraculous beneficial effects for the health, as it has powerful antioxidant, anti- ageing and anti- inflammatory properties
Alkalizes the Body
Turmeric is highly alkaline , and cancer thrives in an acidic environment only.
Reverse type 2 Diabetes
This spice can provide great help in the treatment of Diabetes.
Turmerics helps in lowering the risk of renal damage in diabetes patients.
REDUCE THE RISK OF HEART DISEASE
It helps in prevention of heart disease by lowering the low density lipoproteins.
It is good to take after the bypass surgery.
Protects the Brain
According to Scientists ,the low levels of the growth hormone ,Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF),are often related to Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia. Curcumin controls the level of these hormone.
Relieves Arthritis Symptoms
(common problem beyond the of 50yrs)
Curcumin has a potent Anti- Inflammatory properties and thus efficiently fights inflammations and pain.
Thus protects the organism from Arthritis symptoms.
Anti- Cancer Properties
Curcumin prevents cancer ,as it is a strong antioxidants which protect cells from damage.
Turmeric promotes a proper gallbladder functions, protects the liver from the dangerous effects of toxins and effectively regenerates the damaged liver cells.
Used as Anti-Aging and Treat All Skin Disorders
Curcumin destroys free radicals and thus decelerates the aging process. It is also used in the treatment of all skin disorders like discolouration of skin, Eczema,Itching,Boils as it has antiseptic and antibacterial effects.
In Respiratory Disorders
Due to its antiseptic, antioxidants and antibacterial properties ,it is used in respiratory disorders like asthma, bronchitis,cold and cough
Why Turmeric with pepper ?
As piperine enhances curcumin absorption in the body by up to 2,000%, combining the spices magnifies their effects.