Queen of Spices (TURMERIC)


Turmeric has been used in India for millenniums and is one of major part of Ayurvedic medicine. This belongs to ginger family and is one of the important ingredient in the Indian Kitchen. It was first used primarily used as a dye and food coloring agent and later for its possible medicinal properties, it is used as medicine. It is called ‘manjal’ in tamil. Turmeric contains wide range of antioxidants, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal, anti-carcinogenic, anti-mutagenic and anti-inflammatory properties. It also constitutes many healthy nutrients such as carbohydrates, protein, dietary fiber, nyacin, sodium, calcium, zinc, potassium, copper, iron, magnesium, vitamins C, E and K.

    • It prevents cancer and destroys the cancer cells as its anti-carcinogenic.
    • It reduces the cholesterol level and also prevents cardiovascular diseases.
    • It reduces the symptoms of cold and flu.
    • It destroys the free radicals which are responsible for damaging body cells.
    • It improves digestion and stimulates the gall bladder to produce bile.
    • It helps to treat ulcers.
    • It reduces the insulin resistance and prevents type 2 diabetes.
    • By increasing the insulin secretion it prevents and cures pancreatitis.
    • It contains lipopolysaccharide which helps to secure the immune system of the body.
    • It is used as antiseptic for cuts and wounds.
    • It is used to treat psoriasis and other inflammatory skin conditions.
    • It prevents alzheimer’s disease using its anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant property.
    • It is also to treat HIV, jaundice, heart burn, arthritis and menstural disorders.
  • It is a natural liver detoxifier.
If we add this golden spice in our diet, we can live healthy forever.
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