The Golden Wonder Herb

By HealthSignz | Published: January 6th, 2016

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Turmeric adds colour, flavour and health to every meal. Used for centuries in Ayurveda and Chinese medicine, this incredible spice has now carved a niche for itself in Western medicine as well.

This herb offers a number of health benefits ranging from anti-inflammatory and antioxidant to antiseptic. All these can be attributed to curcumin, a compound that give turmeric its bright colour. 

 

Effects of Turmeric

  • Curbs the symptoms of indigestion
  • Alleviates an upset stomach, bloating, gas and IBS
  • Reduces heartburn
  • Promotes heart health
  • Lowers risk of heart attacks and strokes
  • Delays the onset of type II diabetes
  • Reduces joint pain in osteoarthritis
  • Improves brain function
  • Fights cancer (prostate, skin, colon, head and neck) 
  • Boosts the effects of chemotherapy

Mild in taste and inexpensive, adding this powerful spice to your diet can be one of the best things you can for optimal health.  

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