Benefits of Turmeric
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Turmeric, sometimes called Indian saffron or the golden spice, is a tall plant that grows in Asia and Central America.The turmeric on shelves and in spice cabinets is made of the ground roots of the plant. The bright yellow color of processed turmeric has inspired many cultures to use it as a dye. Ground turmeric is also a major ingredient in curry powder.

Benefits of Turmeric:

  1. Turmeric increases antioxidant capacity and help fight free-radical damage. This is especially good for the immune system, brain function, and what’s behind those anti-cancer claims. 

  2. Turmeric is an anti-inflammatory, it can benefit the joints and help keep them from getting inflamed and swollen.

  3. The curcumin in turmeric is a known adaptogen that has the ability to decrease the secretion of stress hormones in the body.

  4. Turmeric helps to support the digestive system’s ability to function at its best and also support the immune system’s protective capabilities to keep illnesses and disease at bay.

  5. Turmeric as an anti-inflammatory can help prevent heart disease and heart attacks.

  6. Turmeric is used as an enema for people with inflammatory bowel disease.

  7. Turmeric is known to increase the production of the vital enzymes that detoxify our blood in the liver by breaking down and reducing the toxins.