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IN Health & Fitness ON 25 Mar, 2016
Turmeric, you must be familiar with this super spice that is most commonly used as an ingredient in preparing Indian meals because of its wonderful color and flavor. But I have come up with a lot more of its uses other than just a cooking ingredient.
In ancient times, turmeric was used as a medicine to treat "n" number of health problems. The anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric make it the best healing substance. Well, turmeric encompasses numerous vitamins, fibres and minerals which prove it to be very beneficial for use.
These are the beautiful health benefits of turmeric.
You just need turmeric paste, half teaspoon lemon juice, gram flour and tomato juice. Mix them well and apply around your eyes. Let it dry for 10 minutes and then rise. All the dark circles will vanish immediately.
Turmeric can prevent cancer as the free radicals in it help in keeping the cells healthy. Along with that, it hinders the enzymes that promote the cancer cells growth.
This spice boosts up the complete brain health and decelerates the process of development of Alzheimer's by eliminating amyloid plaque building up in a brain.
Turmeric tweaks the blood sugar level of the body and decreases the insulin resistance to ward off diabetes type II.
The anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of turmeric are helpful in the cases of stiff joints and arthritis. It is the most natural treatment for arthritis that can also minimize the inflammation in the body.
Turmeric used in the form of paste can heal wounds, minor cuts, bruises and rectify skin. Its antiseptic property aids in treating the inflammations and even psoriasis patches.
The turmeric triggers gall bladder, reduces bloating of stomach and gas related issues. Make sure that you are not using this spice while suffering from gallbladder disorder.
This excellent spice helps in detoxification of liver and refines blood circulation.
Skin pigmentation, skin whitening, tanning all can be cured with the use of turmeric. It makes the skin tone more uniform.
Turmeric tends to enhance the mood and treats depression and mood swings. In addition to it, this spice offers better night's rest.