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Turmeric or Curcumin is a wonder herb, and it has many health benefits.It’s bright orange, bitter and powerful.

Turmeric is the vibrant ingredient that gives curry it’s memorable hue. If you’ve tried Indian cuisine, you’ve likely tasted it and loved it.

This predominant spice is used generously in nearly all Indian meals. Perhaps that’s why India has among the lowest rates of lung, colon, prostate & breast cancer,

Curcumin, the active agent in turmeric, as been used in Ayurveda, the Ancient form of Indian Medicine for thousands of years and Western Science is catching on. Turmeric has matched and outperformed many modern medicines.

This potent spice is packed with anti-inflammatories and anti-oxidants. Turmeric has been proven to fight free radicals, rejuvenate the cells, cleanse the liver, protect the heart, boosts moods and support the brain.

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Sound too good to be true? There’s more.Turmeric has been shown to lift levels of norepinephrine, dopamine, and serotonin. With a stronger cocktail of these neurochemicals, we’re all a little happier.

Turmeric has ten neuroprotective actions that support better memory, focus and cognition. This multifunctional spice is also used to regulate fat metabolism, alleviate IBS, regulate bile flow, reduce joint pain and bring luster to the skin.

Turmeric or Haldi as they call it in Hindi is revered for it’s spiritual significance. Often referred to as The Golden Spice or The Spice of Life, turmeric is a common accessory in wedding rituals and prayer ceremonies. Originally the spice was used in rites and rituals intended to promote fertility, prosperity, and spiritual purification.

Turmeric is incredibly purifying. As a sure source of anti-fungal, anti-microbial and anti-bacterial extracts, this spice can help you fight infections and boost immunity. Dense in vitamins and minerals this magical spice promotes overall well-being.

In this article, you shall read different aspects of turmeric.

Turmeric,The Healthiest Food

Turmeric,The Healthiest Food
Turmeric,The Healthiest Food

Turmeric is used for centuries in the kitchen and for medicinal treatments.

It is a golden spice of the life. It has various health benefits. Widely used in various medicines for curing health problems.

Other names of turmeric are CURCUMA LONGA, CURCUMIN, and TUMERIC.

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The botanical name of turmeric is CURCUMA LONGA L.

Composition Of Turmeric:

The important chemical component of turmeric is a group of compounds namely curcuminoids that includes esmethoxy curcumin, curcumin diferuloyl methane, and bisdemethoxy curcumin.

Along with these elements, it contains volatile oils like atlantone, turmerone, and zingiberene. Other components are proteins, sugars, and resins.

Famous Varieties Of Turmeric:

The famous varieties of turmeric are:

Nutritional Value Of Turmeric:

Almost everyone uses turmeric while cooking food. But, have you ever thought of its nutritional value ? Below we shall read it

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Nutritional value of 2 teaspoons of turmeric is:

How Turmeric Powder Is Prepared?

Turmeric powder is a bright yellow colored spice from the rhizome of CURCUMA LONGA plant. Turmeric powder has various traditional and commercial uses.

Dried turmeric rhizomes are useful in making turmeric powder. The integral component of turmeric is curcumin. Curcumin, an antioxidant is the most bioactive soothing part of the turmeric herb.

It is useful for cosmetic activities, coloring, flavoring and medicinal purposes. The bright yellow color is because of curcumin and other components present in turmeric.

It also helps in promoting the flow of bile from your liver. Bile helps in excretion of fat-soluble toxins from your body.

Health Benefits Of Turmeric

Uses Of Turmeric In Ayurveda
Uses Of Turmeric In Ayurveda

There are a lot of benefits of turmeric.

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Uses Of Turmeric In Ayurveda

ACTIVITIES OF TURMERIC:

THERAPEUTIC USES:

Other therapeutic uses of turmeric are:

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Ayurvedic Benefits Of Turmeric:

As turmeric is an antioxidant due to this property Ayurveda recognizes turmeric as a warm spice, astringent and pungent taste and bitter.

Home Remedies To Cure Different Diseases Using Turmeric

Home Remedies To Cure Different Diseases Using Turmeric
Home Remedies To Cure Different Diseases Using Turmeric
Asthma:
Anemia:
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Burns:
Complexion:
Conjunctivitis:
Dental Problems:
Diabetes:
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Diarrhea:
Pain:
Eyes,Ears,Mouth & Nose:
Turmeric For Intestine & Stomach:

Turmeric cures the complete Gastro – Intestinal system. It is helpful in treating-

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Medicinal Uses Of Turmeric

Due to the various benefits of turmeric, its use as a medicine is rapidly increasing. The normal flowering plant from ginger family is now a great remedy to cure various diseases. Earlier it was generally used for food coloring and flavoring.

But, now it is widely used to cure health problems such as digestive disorders,liver problems, wound healing and skin diseases. It is also used as an anti-inflammatory agent in medicines. The important part of turmeric, curcumin has various therapeutic effects.

DIGESTIVE DISORDERS:
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LIVER DISEASES:
CANCER:
ATHEROSCLEROSIS:
OSTEOARTHRITIS:
MENSTRUAL PROBLEMS:
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BACTERIAL INFECTION AND WOUNDS:
EYE DISORDER:
OTHER HEALTH DISORDERS:

Beauty Benefits Of  Turmeric:

Beauty Benefits Of Turmeric
Beauty Benefits Of Turmeric

In addition of medicinal and traditional benefits turmeric has also cosmetic uses. Now,  lets read about the cosmetic uses of turmeric.

SKIN CARE AND COLORING:
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Skin is the largest organ of your body.

The barrier function of skin protects you from microorganisms, UV radiations, and harmful chemicals.

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Turmeric For Hair:
Turmeric For Hair
Turmeric For Hair
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 SKIN DISEASE:
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Why Should You Use Turmeric While Cooking

Why Should You Use Turmeric While Cooking
Why Should You Use Turmeric While Cooking
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SOME COOKING TIPS:

How To Store & Use Turmeric Powder With Ease?

USE OF TURMERIC IN RECIPIES:

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ADD IT TO FRITTATAS AND SCRAMBLES:
GREENS:
ROASTED VEGETABLES:
RICE:
SOUPS:
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How To Prepare Turmeric Tea?

THINGS THAT YOU WILL NEED:

PROCEDURE:

How To Prepare Golden Milk

Turmeric Milk Golden Milk
Turmeric Milk Golden Milk

With Spices

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Combine turmeric with black pepper to amp up the effect.

Pour it into your smoothies.

Optimize Your Use of Turmeric

Doses Of Using Turmeric In Different Ways

1.Always buy certified organic.

2.Make sure your spices are free of chemicals, preservatives, fillers, and additives.

  1. Skip the pill.
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Curcumin/Turmeric Capsules, Not Nearly As Effective

Curcumin or Turmeric Capsules
Curcumin or Turmeric Capsules

The active agents in turmeric are fat-soluble, meaning you need fat in the carrier to effectively absorb and assimilate the benefits. In order to make the most of your turmeric, you must take it with a source of fat.

The spice has stood the test of time as a form of medicine because it’s used in cooking and oil is almost always present in the recipe. The fat from the oil is the consort ingredient.

The vitamin and supplement industry is steadfast and ever growing. Well, it doesn’t always work that way. The bedrock of Ayurveda and Eastern Medicine is that we are more than the sum total of our parts.

Holistic medicine stands firm on a platform that demonstrates the interconnectedness of the mind, body and soul.

Just as there is a delicate and intelligent interplay between the mind, body, and soul, there is a delicate and intelligent interplay between the brain, gut, and formation of tissues.

A capsule version of turmeric (aka curcumin) will get the spice into your body but it won’t guarantee the digestion and absorption of the nutrients into your system.

According to Ayurveda, there are seven layers of tissues: plasma, blood, muscles, fat, bones, nervous tissue and reproductive tissue.

Each tissue is nourished in sequential order based on how well food is digested, absorbed and assimilated. If you want the benefits of turmeric to touch all your tissues, a capsule just won’t cut it. The body simply doesn’t integrate capsules as it would food.

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Side Effects Of Using Exessive Turmeric

Turmeric doesn’t cause any severe side effects in your body. But depends on person to person how turmeric reacts to their body.

Sometimes it causes-

Turmeric gives energy and purifies the chakras. Thus, include it to lead a healthy life.

Also Read

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2.Can Turmeric Help Against Aluminium Toxicity?

3.Benefits Of Turmeric For Menopause and Post Menopause Condition

4.Health Benefits Of Turmeric Essential Oil

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