Turmeric is widely spread especially in India, due to its surprising flavors and golden color, but the best part is that it contains amazing healing properties.
Turmeric is commonly used as a medicine, especially in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for treating numerous health issues, from pain to cancer.
It contains many healing properties like anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-aging properties.
The active compound in turmeric is curcumin and in the last years, it has been a subject for many researchers. It is very useful because of its antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Besides curcumin, turmeric has many other compounds like calcium, minerals, vitamins and fiber. Curcumin is a safe compound to use. It is not toxic and does not have any sode-effects.
Turmeric’s health benefits:
- Liver detoxification
- Improves digestion
- prevents cancer
- Improves mood
- controls diabetes
- heals wounds
- Prevents arthritis and acts as a natural pain killer
- Makes the skin healthier and more beautiful
- Prevents Alzheimer’s disease
- Keeps heart healthy
Turmeric has a very good effect on your skin, preventing skin pigmentation and toning the skin. If used regularly, turmeric can make your skin soft and shiny.
In order to make a turmeric cream you need to mix a pinch of turmeric powder with some paste from a half teaspoon of lemon juice, a teaspoon of tomato juice and a pinch of flour.
After the mix is ready apply it on the dark circles around your eyes and leave it to make its magic for about ten minutes. You will be amazed by the results of this natural medication.
The second recipe we can suggest is a mixture of turmeric powder and a pineapple juice. The procedure is the same: apply on the dark circles around the eyes and leave for ten minutes.
The next recipe you definitely need to know is the recipe for ‘Golden Milk’. This remedy can cure many health problems like kidney infections, viral infections, fever, muscle pain, headaches, wrinkles, bladder infections, diarrhea, parasites, colds, bronchitis and arthritis.
This is the recipe for ‘Golden Milk’:
- 1 cup milk
- ½ teaspoon extra virgin coconut oil
- 1 teaspoon of raw honey
- ½ tsp ground turmeric
- ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- ½ tsp ground cinnamon
Heat the milk and then put the cinnamon. After that add honey, turmeric, coconut oil and pepper. Stir all the time before starts to boil. Be careful and do not leave it to boil.
Finally strain it and Golden Milk is ready.