Turmeric is often added to food as a flavoring, coloring, and deodorizing agent. It is rich in nutrients and medicinal value. It is also rich in antioxidants, phosphorus, and iron. It has also anti cancer properties and anti inflammatory properties. Turmeric has many benefits for the body.
Arthritis and Gout – grind three to four slices of turmeric, mix it with the right amount of coconut oil, then rub it on the affected part of the body.
Can heal wound – turmeric has an antiseptic and antibacterial properties which speeds up the healing of skin problems. Mix a half a teaspoon of ginger and half a teaspoon of ginger juice, add a little water to make a paste. Rub on the affected area.
Cough and cold – turmeric has antibiotic and anti- inflammatory properties that are good remedies for common cold. Turmeric contains curcumin which provides a menthol effect that relaxes the breath. Mix half a spoonful of dried turmeric in a glass of linseed oil , heat it until its strong aroma comes out. Inhale it for one to two minutes. Do it twice a day. It acts as antidote to coughs and colds and can prevent from spreading or infecting others.
Diabetes and high cholesterol – just drink a glass of turmeric tea everyday and it will lower your blood sugar.
Hoarseness and bad breath – Just soak turmeric in your mouth to improve your voice and get rid of hoarseness and bad breath.
Acne remover – acne is caused by excess bacteria that antibiotics almost never get rid of. Turmeric is an effective, natural and safe way to get rid of it. Mix one tablespoon of aloe vera extract and one fourth teaspoon of turmeric juice and apply on the acne. leave it on for ten minutes before rinsing with water.
Remedy for inflammation and irritation of the throat – the antimicrobial properties of turmeric is an effective remedy for inflammation and irritation of the throat. Put a teaspoon of turmeric powder and half a teaspoon of salt in a cup of warm water, use it as a gargle trice a day.
Teeth whitening – turmeric has anti inflammatory, anti oxidants, anti microbial herb and antiseptic properties. It is considered miracle products in dental care. Dip the toothbrush in sunflower or olive oil and then dip it in turmeric powder. Brush it on the teeth for three minutes. Do this two or three times a week.
Thickens and grows hair quickly – turmeric’s curcumin compound can prevent hair loss by strengthening the hair follicle. It has also been found to grow hair quickly. Mix one spoon of turmeric powder and two to three spoons of vegetable oil, mix well to make a paste. Apply the paste on the scalp, leave it for thirty minutes and then rinse with water. Do this one to three times a month.
Weight loss – turmeric has anti inflammatory properties that can help reduce inflammation in the body that causes excess weight. Curcumin can inhibit fat tissue and helps regulate sugar levels and prevent insulin resistance. Put a tablespoon of turmeric powder in a glass of milk. Drink in the morning and evening to speed up metabolism and reduce appetite.
Disclaimer: This is for informative and educational purposes only. Always consult a health professional for any questions and advice regarding health issues.