Turmeric (Indian saffron) is known all over the world today. Many housewives add it to various dishes or use it as a natural dye. Young turmeric roots are the main ingredient in curry. The traditional Indian system of treatment and prevention of diseases Ayurveda recommends using it for various diseases.
Turmeric has been used in many countries for thousands of years and is known for its amazing benefits. Modern medicine only recently drew attention to the "golden spice", began to study its properties and conduct clinical trials.
What is known about turmeric
Turmeric has been used in folk medicine for several centuries. It was used in ancient India and China as a remedy to help cope with many diseases.
It contains a huge amount of nutrients, vitamins K, A, E, C, folic acid, iron, potassium, manganese, copper, zinc, phosphorus. It is able to help cope with viruses, germs and bacteria, has anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties. It is used to prevent the development of oncology and is used as an additional tool in the treatment of tumors.
The main active ingredient is curcumin. It is he who helps in the fight against cancer, especially those associated with the digestive tract and with the auxiliary digestive organs.
Turmeric has a positive effect on the entire digestive system. It prevents polyps from developing in the colon, which in turn can lead to cancer.
Turmeric can be of great benefit to men. If you include turmeric and green tea in your daily diet, the risk of prostate cancer is dramatically reduced.
It is also useful to use the spice for the prevention of breast, brain, pancreas, and lung cancer. It is good to use it for people who have undergone chemotherapy for a quick recovery after the procedure.
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Turmeric helps fight cardiovascular disease, heart attacks and strokes.
Curcumin, which is part of its composition, prevents the appearance of cholesterol plaques, reduces the likelihood of blood clots, and fights anemia.
Reduces pain in arthritis, arthrosis. Prevents the appearance of edema. Eliminates headaches and migraines.
Turmeric promotes rapid healing of wounds and burns, restores the skin. It is used for eczema and dermatitis.
Aids in digestion. Reduces the formation of gases. It is used to prevent gastritis, colitis, stomach ulcers, liver, gall bladder and pancreas diseases.
It is an excellent remedy for the prevention of colds and flu. Restores immunity. Turmeric is used to treat bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis.
It speeds up metabolism, helps to normalize metabolism and helps to lose extra pounds.
With all the great benefits of turmeric, it should be used with caution to treat diseases, after consulting a specialist. Any remedy, even if it is completely natural, can cause an allergic reaction, and therefore an additional problem for a person.