Turmeric has a special place in Indian cuisine because of its golden color and surprising flavors, but what makes it special is the incredible healing properties …
It is widely used for its medicinal properties in both, Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for the treatment of many different health problems, from pain to cancer.
What makes this spice so special are its anti-aging, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
The active compound in turmeric is called curcumin and it’s thoroughly studied in recent years. It is very useful because of its antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
In addition to curcumin, turmeric contains other nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, calcium and fiber. The best part in the whole story is that curcumin is non-toxic and do not cause any side effects. Therefore, it is completely safe to use.
The health benefits of turmeric:
- Improves mood
- controls diabetes
- liver detoxification
- improves digestion
- Prevents Alzheimer’s disease
- Keeps heart healthy
- heals wounds
- Prevents arthritis and acts as a natural pain killer
- prevents cancer
- Makes the skin healthier and more beautiful
Turmeric is good in preventing skin pigmentation and toning the skin. The regular use of turmeric to your skin affects its shining.
All you need to do is mix a pinch of turmeric powder with a paste made from half a teaspoon of lemon juice, a teaspoon of tomato juice and a pinch of flour.
Apply the mixture on the dark circles around the eyes and leave to stand for 10 minutes. This mixture is one of the best natural remedies to treat dark circles, and has the ability to remove them at any time.
Another option is to use a mixture made from turmeric powder and pineapple juice. Let the mixture stand for 10 minutes around the eyes, and the result will be bright skin.
Have you heard of “Golden Milk”? This ancient yogic cure is also included widely to treat various health problems, including parasites, kidney infections, wrinkles, bladder infections, viral infections, diarrhea, fever, colds, muscle pain, bronchitis, headaches and arthritis.
Recipe for “GOLDEN MILK”
- 1 cup milk
- ½ teaspoon extra virgin coconut oil
- 1 teaspoon of raw honey
- ½ tsp ground turmeric
- ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- ½ tsp ground cinnamon
First, heat the milk and add cinnamon. Then add the coconut oil, honey, turmeric and pepper. Stir constantly until the mixture heated to boiling. Make sure it don’t come to a boil.
Strain and golden milk is ready!