I have been using Turmeric since many years now and it is a very crucial ingredient in our Indian cooking.
It has been used in India for thousands of years as a spice and medicinal herb to treat various skin conditions, digestive issues, aches and pains.
Below are several of the reasons why it is so popular:
|TURMERIC -Benefits Our Daily lifestyle|
|Turmeric is a very strong antioxidant. It contains compounds with medicinal properties , one being Curcumin. Curcumin is also become very popular as an anti-aging supplement. |
One fresh teaspoon of ground turmeric contains around 200 milligrams of curcumin.
Turmeric has great health benefits for people who have Joint pains/knee osteoarthritis. Taking turmeric extracts, alone or in combination with other herbal ingredients, can reduce pain. Boil a cup of water and Add 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder with 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper. Once its simmered for about 10 to 15 minutes, you can add lemon, honey, or milk to taste.
|Turmeric may also help improve symptoms of depression and arthritis to some extent.|
There are also several turmeric capsules (400mg+) available in market but should be taken under the instructions of your Medical practitioner. You can check thousands of great customer reviews posted on Amazon. Note: Individuals who have obstruction of the bile duct, liver disease , gallstones should avoid taking it.
|Also check out the effects of Curcumin supplements here.|