The Benefits Of Turmeric Are Plenty
Turmeric, a well known spice, is also considered a powerful medicinal herb. This wondrous herb has many health benefits, more than I originally realized.
For example, did you know that Curcumin is the main active ingredient within Turmeric? This makes turmeric a powerful antioxidant and also beneficial as an anti inflammatory.
There are even studies that have shown that Curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, can play a significant role in tackling depression. Who knew right?
Turmeric has rightfully gained status in the world of herbs and natural medicine. Honestly, it is not surprising why, once you start researching more on the topic. Here are 10 reasons you will love incorporating turmeric in your life and trust me it is just the start.
There have been numerous studies done that show it is beneficial in these areas of health in both mind and body –
- Skin Care
- Cholesterol Control
- Digestive Problems
- Acts As A Natural Painkiller
- Cancer Treatment
Seems hard to believe, I know, here are a couple of articles I found where you can read more about the amazing turmeric benefits, here and here. Also, be sure to watch Dr.Axe’s video below it has great information.
How To Incorporate Turmeric In Your Life
There are quite a few ways in which you can start incorporating turmeric in your life. From ingesting it to using it for skin care it is no wonder turmeric has become a favorite, popular herb.
Probably, the easiest and most convenient way is to take turmeric supplements or vitamins starring this wonder herb. However, if you are looking for ideas on how to start using turmeric fresh from your kitchen, here are few ideas to get you started.
There is a wide range of turmeric smoothie recipes available, from ones that focus on anti inflammatory properties to starting each day drinking one for energy and overall health.
Facial Mask –
Using turmeric as part of your skin care regime is easy to do. Create a wonderful face mask with these three ingredients –
1 teaspoon of turmeric
1 teaspoon of raw organic honey
1 teaspoon of natural yogurt (or milk)
mix ingredients in a bowl and apply to face. Let sit for 5 minutes, rinse with warm water. There is a variety of this recipe depending on specific needs or skin type.
For more amazing turmeric facial recipes Going Evergreen is a good place to start.
Drink Turmeric Tea
Do you use turmeric in your daily diet? If so, what is your favorite way to use it? Does it work for you? Please let us know and share in the comments below.