Since ages, turmeric is being used for various purposes. It is used as a common ingredient in many dishes, it is used in milk, and turmeric water is used as a purifier on important occasions and many more.
Have you ever thought about why elders would have given this importance to turmeric?
If you think it has no purpose, just they have been kept blindly following things, then you are wrong.
In recent years, Science has proven unbelievable health benefits of using turmeric. Get to know them and embrace its usage in your daily life if you are already using. If you are not using, add it to your routine soon.
Turmeric for skin:
Turmeric has anti-inflammatory, anti-aging, and antioxidant properties that help the skin to glow naturally. Turmeric mixed with honey or curd or Aloe Vera acts as a simple and the most effective face mask.
Turmeric mixed with gram flour and curd helps to get a smooth skin and helps to get rid of all kinds of pimples, black-heads, white heads, and scars.
It acts magically against the aging process.
Turmeric is very effective in healing wounds as it reduces inflammation.
The only problem you might face in using turmeric for skin is it might retain traces of yellow color after its use; however it can be solved using kasturi-turmeric that is easily available online.
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Turmeric for health:
It has been proven that turmeric has a medicinal compound called curcumin.
Turmeric helps your body to fight against harmful foreign germs, viruses, and bacteria and recover quickly.
It also reduces the risk of heart disease, it is known that endothelium dis-functioning is a major reason for heart diseases where it leads to blood-clotting and high blood pressure. Curcumin improves the functioning of endothelium and brings it to normal condition.
It helps to prevent cancer; any type of cancer primarily occurs due uncontrolled cell growth. It has been observed that curcumin acts against cancer growth and it suppresses its spread at molecular level.
It also helps to prevent as well as treat Alzheimer’s, it is known that inflammation and oxidative damage of nerve cells is a major cause of Alzheimer’s. As curcumin acts against both of them, intake of turmeric helps to treat it.
It also acts against depression, reduced level of brain-derived neurotrophic factor is one of primary causes of depression, curcumin boosts its level and helps to reverse it.
Turmeric for weight-loss:
As said earlier, turmeric has magical anti-inflammatory properties which can reduce obesity and results in weight-loss. Not only by reducing inflammation but it also regulates the sugar level and it also suppresses the fat tissue growth.
These are the main benefits that you should know to add turmeric to your routine.
Most of Indian recipes have turmeric as the common ingredient; add that traditional food to your diet to achieve the process easily.
Adding a cup of turmeric milk (a pinch of turmeric added to boiled milk) to your routine acts next to magic to your health and skin. It reduces all the existing skin problems and prevents new ones, it supports your weight-loss process. It protects you from all outside invaders and kills all the inside enemies. It reduces the risk of deadly diseases.
Isn’t this simple and amazing ingredient given by nature, make sure you take its benefits to the fullest.
The only care you have to take while using turmeric is that use it in little quantities and make sure you are using organic and pure turmeric (It is easily available online), not the chemical mixed one.
If you find this article helpful or if you want add any other magical benefits of turmeric, please mention in comments.
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