Benefits of Turmeric

Turmeric is native to tropical South Asia and India is the world’s largest exporter of the spice. It’s a very powerful healer and has been long part of Ayurvedic and Chinese medicinal treatments. It’s an indispensable part of Indian cooking and here are the reasons why you should use it more:
•    It is a natural antiseptic and antibacterial agent, useful in disinfecting cuts and burns.
•    It has anti-cancer properties hence preventing as well as impeding the growth of cancer cells.
•    It reduces the risk of childhood leukemia.
•    It detoxifies the liver naturally and boosts the functioning of the pancreas
•    May prevent and reduce the progression of Alzheimer’s disease
•    Its local application reduces swellings and soreness of muscles.
•    It aids in fat metabolism and help in weight management.
•    Chinese medicine uses it as a treatment for depression.
•    Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, it is a natural treatment for arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
•    It speeds up wound healing and assists in remodeling of damaged skin.
•    It helps in the treatment of psoriasis and other inflammatory skin conditions.
•    Studies have shown that turmeric lowers LDL cholesterol levels which are responsible for the buildup of plaque in the arteries that could lead to heart disease.
•    Turmeric has been shown to improve blood flow as well as strengthen blood vessels.
•    Local application of turmeric helps to control pigmentation and removes scars caused by injuries or chicken pox.
•    Regular intake of Turmeric strengthes bones and reduces the risk of developing osteoporosis.
•    Turmeric is a wonderful body scrub, and removes dead cells from the skin leving it with a natural glow.
•    Turmeric fights the bacteria that cause diarrhea

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