Turmeric isn’t just a food (or at least a spice of some sort). It can also be an herbal wonder. Yes, in fact, it is one of the most versatile spices in the world.
As a healing food, turmeric is known for its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties and is proven extremely beneficial for a number of conditions.
Turmeric’s properties come from its active ingredient curcumin and there have been more than 7000 peer reviewed scientific journals proving its amazing health benefits.
Just a glass of warm turmeric water can go a long way! Just a teaspoon of turmeric powder on a glass of water will do!
Need some more convincing reasons? Here, read on!
The Amazing Health Benefits of Turmeric
1. Curcumin Eases Arthritis
A study conducted in 2012 revealed that curcumin (an active ingredient in turmeric) has a stronger effect than diclofenac in patients suffering from arthritis. It reduced the swelling and joint pain much faster.
2. Helps Manage Diabetes
The Auburn University conducted a study which was published in 2009 in the Biochemistry and Biophysical Research Communications which showed that turmeric can reverse type 2 diabetes.
Chronic inflammation can cause a number of diseases. Hmmm, fortunately, turmeric has proven to be even more effective in fighting inflammation than anti-inflammatory drugs. What a wonder, right?