If I’m asked to count miracles I have found around me, turmeric would have to make the list. And much to my surprise, a lot of beauty experts and YouTubers have been raving about the wonders of turmeric most especially as a beauty product.
The benefits of turmeric transcend even beyond the kitchen, and just maybe you could be
needing this today.
Benefits of Turmeric:
1. It Is Good For Your Brain
Just like the good old days of GNLD products and the constant push for buying of vitamins by road pushers or salesmen and women in buses and other means of public transportation, with the sole aim of living a healthy life; turmeric does just that for you.
Turmeric is composed of aromatic turmerone or ar-turmerone. Research has found that this compound helps repair wounds or breaks in the stem cells of the brain; studies also suggest that curcumin may help to improve memory in Alzheimer’s patients.
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2. Turmeric Relieves Joint Pain And Inflammation
Turmeric seeds contain anti-inflammatory properties that are very instrumental in the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis which is the wearing and tearing of joints.
The turmeric antioxidant also helps destroy the free radicals in the body that damage the cells. So if you are suffering from this condition or maybe constantly feel pains in your joints, you should consider adding this spice in your food or drink to help relieve your pain.
P/S: This does not substitute any medications.
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3. Turmeric Helps Boost Your Immune System
In a time where we can barely go out without fear of our neighbour, our lives and physical health in general, it is always best to guard yourself in every possible way you can. Taking turmeric is one of the surest natural ways of doing so. A great immune system helps us keep bacteria at bay.
Lipopolysaccharide is a substance in turmeric with anti-bacterial, antiviral and antifungal agents that helps stimulate the human immune system. Make it a habit of taking a teaspoon of the turmeric spice powder in a glass of warm milk daily and watch the wonders as it reduces your chances of catching flu or an unknown virus.
4. Turmeric Is Good For Your Skin
Remember the rave I spoke about earlier? Yes! This is absolutely why.
One of the benefits of turmeric to me is that it has helped me and a lot of people clear their acne, both on the face and body. As a natural anti-inflammatory substance, turmeric is also known to brighten dark spots in the body…which is why a lot of beauticians would swear by it. Mix with a little honey or water and apply on acne or any other affected area and I promise you to see results in a few days.
5. Turmeric Helps Digestion
A lot of people suffer from different digestive problems, either you cannot keep food down, or food doesn’t digest properly; whatever the case may be- turmeric is a worthy remedy you should try. The major components of the turmeric spice stimulate the gallbladder to produce bile, instantly making the digestive system more efficient. It is also known to reduce symptoms of bloating and gas.
P/S: It is advisable to take raw turmeric in the case of digestion problems.
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