Turmeric is a spice widely used in India and Southeast Asia as this plant has its origins in those lands. Today is cultivated in many warm, humid regions. This spice is used since more than four thousand years in food and also medicine for the treatment and relief of various diseases.
“Golden spice” is one of the most versatile and beneficial spices known to man, with a distinctive bright yellow, delicious aroma and impressive medicinal properties.
Has been used in different cultures for centuries and is the main ingredient in curry and many Asian dishes. Turmeric is available in the form of powder, tea, capsules and summary.
Its active ingredient, Curcumin, delivers incredible health benefits, and its powerful antibacterial, antioxidant, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, anticancer properties and antimutagenic are used commonly in various Ayurvedic therapies. It is a rich source of iron, dietary fiber, magnesium, copper, potassium, protein, calcium, zinc, niacin, dietary fiber, vitamins C, E and K. You will then see some of its health benefits.
- Increase of immunity
Turmeric is rich in lipopolysaccharides, which has powerful antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral properties so its regular consumption strengthens the immune system and prevents the flu and colds.
2. it relieves arthritis
The anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric relieve pain joint and treat rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
3 Heals wounds
Turmeric has potent antiseptic and antiviral properties that treat disorders of the skin and heal wounds and burns.
4 protects the liver
Clean the body of toxins, and the rich content of enzymes turmeric supports liver function.
Turmeric breaks down fat lowers cholesterol levels, and thus reduces the risk of heart disease.
6. body weight control
Turmeric keeps you full and breaks down the bile, which helps to lose weight.
7 treats depression
Curcumin is loaded with antioxidants that effectively treated depression.
8. support digestion
Turmeric helps the process of digestion and relieves intestinal inflammation, due to the strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory qualities. It also addresses digestive problems, as the syndrome of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
- Turmeric kefir:
– 1 cup fresh turmeric or ⅓ of Cup of root whole dry
– 1 cup fresh ginger
-½ cup water kefir grains
– 1 cup organic sugar or rapadura
– 1 gallon of water filtered or spring
Peel the ginger and turmeric, and cut. Boil water, add them and cover the pot. Cook for an hour, and then allow the mixture to cool.
Transfer to a large gallon glass jar, add the sweetener and water kefir grains, and stir. Cover, and allow the container to sit for 3-5 days. Keep it in the fridge and take it daily.
2. turmeric tea
-½ teaspoon grated fresh turmeric
-pinch of black pepper
-a dash of lime
– 1 cup of hot water
-raw honey (to taste)
Add turmeric to boiled water, simmer for 5 minutes and then remove the pot from the heat. Strain, add pepper, and honey and the juice and drink it after 10 minutes.
3. Golden milk
-1 teaspoon of turmeric powder / grated fresh
-¼ teaspoon ginger powder / grated fresh
-¼ teaspoon vanilla
– 1 cup of coconut or almond milk
-pinch of clove
-¼ Cup of water
-pinch of cardamom
-pinch of cinnamon
– 2 teaspoons of raw honey
Mix all ingredients and let mixture boil to simmer for one minute. Then, pour a glass and drink.
4. turmeric juice
-1 teaspoon turmeric or ½ inch of turmeric root
-juice of ½ lemon
Pour the lemon juice in a glass, add the salt and turmeric and drink immediately.
Solo must add a bit of turmeric to scrambled eggs and enjoy a healthy breakfast.
– 1 1/2 cups frozen pineapple or mango
-½ coconut or almond milk
– 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder / fresh turmeric
– 2 tablespoons coconut flakes
– 1 teaspoon of maca root
-pinch of black pepper
hearts of hemp seeds – 1 tsp
Mix the ingredients and enjoy this refreshing smoothie. We invite you to try these delicious recipes and you’ll get the many benefits of turmeric.