|Health Benefits of Turmeric (Curcumin)|
Turmeric (Curcuma longa), the main spice in the Indian dish curry, is arguably the most powerful herb on the planet at fighting and potentially reversing disease.
Turmeric comes from the Curcuma longa plant, which grows in India and other Southeast Asian countries. The dried root of the Curcuma longa plant is ground into the distinctive yellow turmeric powder. There are several chemical compounds found in turmeric, known as curcuminoids. The active substance in turmeric is curcumin.
Turmeric is an excellent source of both iron and manganese. It is also a good source of vitamin B6, dietary fiber, copper, and potassium. Phytonutrients in turmeric include curcumin, demethoxycurcumin, tumerones, and tumenorols.
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Turmeric Health Benefits
Turmeric benefits at potentially reversing specific diseases. Some of the common kinds of conditions that can be treated by Turmeric are:
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Skin Care
- Manic Depression (bipolar disorder)
- Alzheimer’s disease
Turmeric Tea Recipe
How to make turmeric tea
- To make turmeric tea at home, follow these steps:
- Boil 3 to 4 cups of water on the stove.
- Add 2 teaspoons of turmeric and stir.
- Simmer for about 5 to 10 minutes.
- Strain the tea into another container.
- Add in honey, fresh squeezed lemon or orange juice to taste.
- Add a pinch of black pepper to increase absorption.
- You may also add a teaspoon of ginger juice
- Another great addition can be cinnamon.
A word of caution ..
Turmeric as a spice is very safe, which means if one takes turmeric in limited amounts it has no side-effects.
But one should not take too much of turmeric too as than may have some side effects if taken for a long term.