Top Benefits of Turmeric

Top Benefits of Turmeric-Everyday Medical


Turmeric comes from a long plant which is a tough,  and has dark brown skin. When you cut the root, half the inside is a deep yellow orange color. Turmeric has been used for centuries, mostly in Southeast Asia and India as a condiment, healing remedy, and even as a textile dye. It has a peppery, bitter, and warm flavor and It's also being referred to as Indian saffron as it mimics the deep yellow, orange color that is similar to saffron

Turmeric contains bioactive compounds with very powerful medicinal purposes, it also contains something called curcumin, a compound found in Turmeric, which is an antiemetic microbial and an antioxidant substance.

As a matter of fact, there are many health and beauty benefits related to Turmeric. A lot of these benefits have been confirmed while many others are under research.

Here are the Top benefits of Turmeric.

Turmeric Benefits

Anti-inflammatory Benefits

Turmeric is a natural anti-inflammatory curcumin which is used for tumor. It has been shown to have natural anti-inflammatory properties, so in particular this plays a major role in reducing inflammation throughout the body.

 Arthritis patients respond very well to Turmeric and its supplementation. This is because arthritis is a joint inflammation issue and Turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties.

One study even shows that curcumin is more potent than aspirin and Ibuprofen when it came to suppressing inflammation and blocking the process of tumor cell proliferation.

Turmeric is also an alternative treatment for inflammatory bowel disease IBD. Actually, Curcumin may provide an effective, less expensive and more tolerated option for inflammatory bowel disease. In one study, patients were given curcumin for three months. Results show that curcumin had inhibitory effects on major inflammatory mechanisms suggesting that it is a bright prospect as a treatment for IBD


Antioxidant Benefits

Turmeric has been shown to increase antioxidant properties within the body. This is important to get rid of free radicals inside your body and to release all toxins that your body might be accruing over time. Curcumin has an ability to cause changes to the way cells organelles function. It can selectively kill tumor cells while leaving your healthy cells alone.


Decrease of Heart Diseases.

Curcumin is also good for the body and can lead to decrease the risk of heart disease. This benefit of curcumin and Turmeric is because of their anti-inflammatory properties and this is when talking about the inside of your arteries and your veins. Turmeric reduces the resistance within these arteries, veins, some blood vessels and also aid blood flow. This will make the blood flow as it should. Also, it is known for its antithrombotic properties, meaning it helps to decrease blood clots. Studies are showing strong correlations and promising effects for this benefit.


Anticancer Properties

Turmeric has been known to have some anticancer properties. This might be important for the prevention of cancer. It's not concluded, but it's leaning towards that route that Turmeric could play an important role in prevention of cancer.


Helps in Brain Function

Curcumin, has been linked to improve brain function. This is important for people who suffer from dementia and Alzheimer's.

Curcumin help decrease brain related diseases. This is because catechumen is able to cross the blood brain barrier and able to help with pathological process of things throughout Alzheimer's dementia and also the general aging process. It has beneficial effects with neurodegenerative disorders of the brain.


Antidepressant Properties

Turmeric has antidepressant properties. A recent research showed that 60 participants that took part in this study were on supplementation with Turmeric. More than half of them got better after the use of turmeric because it reduced symptoms of depression. Traditional Chinese medicine, TCM has long since used curcumin to treat depression.

Now, animal studies are showing curcumin ability to decrease depressive behaviors while increasing neurotransmitters associated with happiness; Serotonin, dopamine, and neuro adrenaline.


Delay Aging

Curcumin has been shown to delay the aging process of the body, and has been shown to help fight age related diseases. This is because as we age, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant are hugely responsible for decreasing the aging process.


Teeth Whitening

You can also use Turmeric powder as a natural teeth whitener by mixing it with lemons and coconut. Here you mix it like a paste and then brush your teeth with it. Also some people mix it with baking soda.

Other Benefits of Turmeric

When used as a drink recipe, Turmeric supports joints and muscles, and also protects brain cells. It also prevents fungal skin conditions.

Turmeric helps with preventing blood clotting. It's also really good for weight loss. It's antibacterial and it is a blood purifier. It promotes youthful, radiant skin, making it smoother, softer and fights against fine lines and wrinkles.

 It also helps with brightening the skin just in case you have some skin discoloration, not just on the face, you can also use it on the armpit area.





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