Turmeric has a special place in Indian cuisine because of its golden color and surprising flavors, but what makes it special is its 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 been 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 of the whole story is that curcumin is non-toxic and does 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 painkiller
- prevents cancer
- Makes the skin healthier and more beautiful
Turmeric is good for preventing skin pigmentation and toning the skin. The regular use of turmeric on your skin affects its shine.
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 to 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.
The GOLDEN MILK Recipe
- 1 cup of milk
- ½ teaspoon extra virgin coconut oil
- 1 teaspoon of raw honey
- ½ tsp ground turmeric
- ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
First, heat the milk and add cinnamon. Then add the coconut oil, honey, turmeric, and pepper. Stir constantly until the mixture is heated to boiling. Make sure it doesn’t come to a boil.
Strain and your golden milk is ready!