Turmeric Anti Inflammatory and Much More

Turmeric has been used for thousands of years to treat a variety of ailments. Turmeric is one of nature’s most powerful healers. The active ingredient in turmeric is Curcumin. This spice has medicinal anti-inflammatory properties. It works as good as many prescription anti-inflammatory drugs. It is a member of the ginger family.

When it is ground it produces a deep orange-yellow powder commonly used as a spice. It has a distinct smelling, slightly bitter, hot peppery flavor and a mustard type smell.

Turmeric is a natural antiseptic and antibacterial. It can detox the liver so that the liver can filter the body’s toxins naturally. It is used for cuts, burns and bruises and as a remedy for gastrointestinal discomfort and digestive problems.

It can help prevent prostate cancer and stop the growth of existing prostate cancer. It can prevent and slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

It can help with headaches and physical aches and pains. It helps to alleviate depression. Because of its ability to reduce inflammation, turmeric may help relieve the symptoms of osteoarthritis. This helps to speed up the healing of wounds and treat skin diseases. You can get it in powder or pills. It is also found in many different formulations. And it spices up your food really nice too, its found in mustard.

Curcumin is also a powerful antioxidant; antioxidants scavenge particles in the body known as free radicals, which damage cell membranes. It is known as a cleanser of the body. It can also benefit allergy, asthma, and heart disease.

So why don’t you start enjoying the benefits of turmeric today. Have your self a hotdog with mustard which has turmeric in or get in a supplement. It sounds to me like you have everything to gain and nothing to lose. I know I’m going to try it and have the hot dog too.


Disclaimer: This article is not meant to provide health advice. It’s based on my own experience. Always seek the insights of a qualified health professional before embarking on any health program.

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Source by Timothy Edward Wilhelm

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