Turmeric is a spice that belongs to the ginger family. Turmeric is normally used in curries, soups and mustard. This special spice is loaded with many healthy nutrients which include: Niacin, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium and zinc. According to report.cnn,
Turmeric is a great antiinflammatory agent as well as a powerful antioxidant which can aid in the following ailments:
Turmeric can prevent prostate cancer, stop the growth of existing prostate cancer and even destroy cancer cells. Multiple researchers have found that the active components in turmeric can induce apoptosis a trigger that starts the process of elimination of cancerous cells. While there is still further research to be done before the full effects of turmeric are known, taking turmeric along with a balanced diet can aid in preventing or even destroying cancer cells.
Because of turmeric’s antiinflammatory and pain relieving properties, Turmeric is definitely one of those herbs that would prove to be effective in providing some relief from osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis pains.
Studies have shown that use of Turmeric and its antioxidant properties can help reduce insulin. It also improves glucose control levels by increasing the effectiveness of medications that treat diabetes.
Turmeric can aid in treating most forms of inflammatory bowel disease including ulcerative colitis. Please see a testimony I recently received about using Turmeric.
The inflammation inside the brain has been one of the contributors to Alzheimers, but because Turmeric has antiinflammatory properties, this may be an effective way to prevent Alzheimer's.
Colds and Flu
Because of the antibacterial, antiviral agents that Turmeric contain, it can help our bodies to fight
Against colds and flu.
Boosts Immune System
Because Turmeric contains lipopolysaccharide, this helps in stimulating the body’s immune system which in turn helps to develop a stronger immune system
Other beneficial uses for turmeric
Some people apply turmeric to the skin to improve skin infections, Turmeric also protects the skin from UVB radiation, Prevents wrinkle formation, great for antiaging skin care creams. Curcumin protects skin from radiation damage and also recuperates the skin.
Turmeric an antioxidant
Turmeric contains curcumin which provide antioxidant nutrients that fight against free radicals which can damage cells and organs as well as the natural aging process. Antioxidant provides the following benefits: