What is Turmeric?
Turmeric also is known as “Haldi” in India and an important part of Indian culture from ancient times. Turmeric is healthy for our health. The benefits of Turmeric are uncountable.
In Indian culture, turmeric goes far beyond medicine. Turmeric an inevitable spice that is a sign of auspiciousness in Indian Culture. Which is also used during the marriage time it is believed that turmeric protects from bad eyes. Turmeric is the main ingredient of curry powder. Turmeric contains Curcumin which helps to reduce inflammation.
Amazing Health Benefits of Turmeric?
01. Cancer Prevention
Turmeric fights free radicals and helps to maintain healthy cells. The main ingredient that makes turmeric so amazing, turmeric is a good source of Curcumin. Curcumin can help those people who suffer from certain types of cancer. Studies show that Curcumin can reduce the growth of cancerous cells. It also helps in reducing the size of tumor cells. People can use turmeric with vegetables, directly as turmeric tea and as a Supplement.
Curcumin has an active component in turmeric. Turmeric is a strong anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory agent. Antioxidants heal the damaged cells and protecting our body from oxidants.
Turmeric also can heal the digestive system. Studies found that turmeric reduced bloating and gas symptoms in a subject suffering from indigestion.
04. Heart Disease
As per the WHO study report which shows heart disease is the number one cause of death worldwide. (1) Of these deaths 31% of deaths which is almost around 17.9 million cause due to CVDs (Cardiovascular Diseases). (2) Turmeric can reduce heart disease by its antioxidant properties which are also preventing cardiotoxicity and diabetes-related issues.
Turmeric is used directly on the burnt and cut on any parts of the body by Ayurveda since ancient times in India and China. It’s also a natural antiseptic or antibacterial agent and it can be used for effective disinfection. By mixing turmeric powder with water, we can use it directly on cut and also burns.
06. Controls Diabetes
Studies show that turmeric has properties that can reduce stress, and also stress increase diabetes in the human body. So turmeric can reduce diabetes. And also turmeric helps in type 2 diabetes.
07. Weight Management
Turmeric helps with digestion and also diabetes. This is also good for weight management. If we use Turmeric tea with ginger paste it is good for weight loss and also maintains body fat. Turmeric’s anti-inflammatory properties reducing the body fat tissue. (3)