Monday, 18 June 2012

Turmeric Benefits

Turmeric (curcuma longa) is used as a traditional medicine in India and China. Turmeric contains an important ingredient called cur cumin, which has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. The active ingredient cur cumin is yellow in color, with mustardy smell, slightly bitter with hot peppery taste. It is considered a marvel of nature as evidence can get for various ailments ranging from cancer to Alzheimer's disease.

  • Studies have shown that cur cumin in turmeric helps elimination of cancer cells. According to recent research, may cur cumin oseophagal kill cancer cells within 24 hours.

  • In combination with vitamin D, cur cumin works best for people suffering from Alzheimer's disease. It prompts the immune system to the amyloidal beta release of the brains (a substance that the brains plaques associated with Alzheimer's disease leads).
  • Turmeric is a natural antiseptic and antibacterial agent that is useful in treating cut, wounds, burns and other skin infections, including boils.
  • Turmeric powder and salt when taken in equal ratio gives immediate relief to the acidity.

  • Curd with turmeric, if taken after lunch cures digestive problems.
  • Turmeric is a wonderful natural body scrub that is why Indian brides apply turmeric with ground flour (besan) to their whole body to the skin smooth, soft and supple.
  • The anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties turmeric is considered an effective natural remedy for arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis treatment.
  • Recent studies have shown that antioxidant properties of turmeric insulin resistance, which is the development of type 2 diabetes appears to reduce.
  • Cur cumin turmeric powder has been found to control the flow of bile, which is an important component in the breakdown of fat in the diet increase. Therefore, taking a teaspoon of turmeric powder with each meal prove an effective way to weight combined with healthy diet plan and exercise program to lose.
  • Turmeric strengthens bones and reduces the risk of osteoarthritis. You should drink a glass of milk mixed with turmeric every night to use this benefit.
  • A long list of skin care is associated with turmeric for the treatment of acne blemishes, blackheads, dark spots, hyperpigmentation and other skin disorders like psoriasis, eczema.
  • Turmeric also removes unwanted hair growth. Mix turmeric powder with warm castor oil and apply this paste to areas where unwanted hair are available. Experience the benefits of this treatment.
  • Use turmeric powder to lower blood pressure and LDL cholesterol levels. It is also effective in preventing the oxidation of cholesterol, so the risk of cardiovascular disease.
  • The plants used for turmeric hair growth stimulators, treatment of dandruff and hair dyes and colorants.

Moderate use of turmeric powder as a part of the regular diet is relatively safe. However, long-term consumption of high doses of turmeric to create health hazards, such as stomach, liver distress, dehydration, and constipation. It should be avoided by people suffering from gallstones or biliary obstructions.


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