Benefits of Turmeric: Organic masala in your food

By on September 4, 2016

Turmeric is  a very common herb which is widely referred to as the ‘Queen of spices’. It has  a sharp aroma, pepper like smell and golden color. It has a wide variety of benefits, popular ones are its anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties.

Organic Turmeric fingers

Organic Turmeric fingers

Here are 5 health benefits of Turmeric:

  • Controls Diabetes: Turmeric can be used in the treatment of diabetes by aiding to moderate insulin levels in the body. Plus,  itmeliorate glucose control and increases the effect of medications used to treat diabetes. Moreover, turmeric is highly effective in helping reduce insulin resistance, which may prevent the start of Type-2 diabetes. However, it is best to consult a health carespecialist before taking turmeric capsules.
  • Heals Wound: Turmeric is popularly used as an effective disinfectant due to its natural antibacterial and antiseptic properties. Sprinkling of turmeric powder over the affected area can enhance the healing process.
Turmeric masala

Turmeric masala

 

  • Fights Cold and Flu: The turmeric can help our body fight back effectively against cough, cold and flu due to its anti-infectant properties.  Hence, when symptoms of these infections are likely to happen, in a glass of warm milk simply mix one teaspoon of turmeric powder and have it every day until the symptoms are gone.
  • Improves Digestion: Turmeric has some special components which incite the gallbladder to produce bile, which consequently improves digestion and decreases symptoms of gas and bloating. But is highly important to keep in mind that people suffering from any kind of gallbladder disease should not take turmeric as a dietary supplement as it may worsen the condition. It is recommended to consume turmeric in raw form when undergoing a digestive problem.

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