Turmeric is known as the “wonder spice” due to its magical properties, which help us in a variety of ways. It has long been used as a medicinal herb. Vitamin A, Thiamine (B1), Riboflavin (B2), and vitamin C are all abundant in dry turmeric, which also contains a large amount of calcium, phosphorus, iron, sodium, and potassium.
Turmeric is known as the “wonder spice” due to its many magical properties that help us in various ways. Since ancient times, it has been used as a medicinal herb. Vitamin A, Thiamine (B1), Riboflavin (B2), and vitamin C are all abundant in dry turmeric, which also contains calcium, phosphorus, iron, sodium, and potassium. Science has recently begun to conduct research based on clinically validated findings, claiming that it is beneficial.
Turmeric’s Health Benefits:
- Turmeric contains curcumin, a natural anti-inflammatory that aids in the fight against inflammation caused by any disease or illness.
- Turmeric increases the body’s antioxidant potential: by neutralizing free radicals while also stimulating the body’s own antioxidant enzymes.
- Turmeric’s curcumin can help to improve cognitive function and protect brain functions: by increasing BDNF levels in the brain.
- Turmeric is a great magical spice for joint health: As it reduces pain and helps to treat symptoms of joint problems.
- To address gastric issues: aids in the relief of gas production in the stomach as well as indigestion discomforts. Take 1 tsp turmeric powder with warm water three times a day to help with bronchitis.
- To have cancer protection: mix 2 tsp turmeric powder with a cup of water and drink twice a day. It contains active ingredients (curcumol and curdione) that have potent anti-cancer properties.
- Skin scratching and pain relief: To make a smooth paste, combine the turmeric powder, lime juice, and water. Apply it to herpes lesions, eczema, and other skin conditions.
- To treat sprains and internal injuries: combine 1 teaspoon turmeric powder with 2 cups milk, boil, and drink every day in the morning and evening.
Text by: Adrita Roy, IBTN9