Turmeric or Curcumin (Besar in Nepali) is one of the many spices used in Nepal. Turmeric plant is relatively 3-5 feet in height, with pointed leaves and yellow flowers. It is a wonder herb and it has many health benefits.
Turmeric is the vibrant ingredient that gives curry its memorable hue. The active agent in turmeric has been used in Ayurveda for thousands of years and Western Science is catching on. Turmeric has matched and outperformed many modern medicines. This potent spice is packed with anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidants.
Turmeric has been proven to fight free radicals, rejuvenate the cells, cleanse the liver, protect the heart, boosts moods and supports the brain. Turmeric has been shown to lift levels of nor epinephrine, dopamine and serotonin. With a stronger cocktail of these neuro-chemicals we’re all a little happier.
Turmeric has ten neuro-protective actions that support better memory, focus and cognition. This multi-functional spice is also used to regulate fat metabolism, alleviate IBS, regulate bile flow, reduce joint pain and bring luster to the skin.
Here are 10 Health Benefits of The Wonder Herb Turmeric
1. It is a natural antiseptic and antibacterial agent. Application of Turmeric paste is useful in cuts and burns.
2. When it is cooked with cauliflower it works as a preventive against prostate cancer.
3. Adding this to food will help in preventing breast cancer.
4. Reduces the risks of childhood leukemia.
5. It has proprieties that can prevent melanoma and can kill existing melanoma cells to die.
6. It prevents and slows the progression of Alzheimer diseases by removing amyloid plaque buildup in the brain.
7. It detoxifies liver.
8. It slows the progression of multiple sclerosis in mice.
9. It helps in inducing metabolism and reducing fat.
10. It has anti-inflammatory properties so it useful in treating arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.