WHAT IS TURMERIC
Turmeric is a spice now well known also in the West and used both in cooking and as a natural remedy. We find it on the market as a dark orange powder or in a fresh tuber. The fresh plant is always to be preferred over turmeric powder because inside it has all the potential of the plant. Turmeric has a bright and strong color and was used in ancient times as a natural dye for fabrics and skin. If you know turmeric and have used it at least once, you will know that it has the power to color everything it comes into contact with. It colors the work surfaces on which it falls, dyes the hands if it comes into contact with them, gives all foods to which a bright yellow-orange color is added. It does not have an invasive flavor and can be used in the kitchen to season any type of dish, from vegetables to proteins of all types.
THE EXTRAORDINARY BENEFITS OF TURMERIC
Excellent remedy for the proper functioning of the liver cell: it helps eliminate excess toxins. If you want to get a benefit on the liver, turmeric should not be mixed with black pepper. The latter in fact inhibits the detoxification function of turmeric but maintains the anti-inflammatory effect on tissues and cartilages.
- PRECIOUS FOR THE HEART
Thanks to the curcumin contained within turmeric, it also becomes a valuable ally for the heart and cardiovascular system. It fights heart disease, strengthens the lining of blood vessels and has an anti-inflammatory action. It also acts on cholesterol levels in the blood.
- BENEFIT FOR THE STOMACH
Relieves stomach pains and spasms by regulating gastric functions.
- IT’S GOOD FOR NERVOUS CELLS AND THE BRAIN
Turmeric is a constant stimulus for the brain, slows the aging of brain cells and prevents inflammation of the central nervous system.
- CONTRIBUTES TO WEIGHT LOSS
Turmeric has high digestive power and promotes digestion as a whole: not only that, it inhibits the ability of fat cells to form or absorb nutrients.
- CONTRASTS SWELLING AND FLATULENCE
It stimulates the action of the gallbladder in the production of bile acids, preventing the formation of swelling and flatulence.
- ANTIBACTERIAL FOR COLD AND SORE THROAT
Turmeric mixed with honey and lemon is an excellent remedy for inflammation of the oral cavity, colds and sore throats.
Turmeric extracts have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and immunostimulating activity. The common indications for the use of turmeric extracts are represented by functional dyspepsia, gallbladder stones, biliary dyspepsia, chronic liver diseases, chronic inflammatory and degenerative diseases. Turmeric extracts are used by industry as excellent natural dyes.
Turmeric is a plant with numerous properties, which are given to it by curcuminoid polyphenols (in particular from curcumin) and essential oils contained in it. These active ingredients have eupeptic, cholagogue and choleretic activity and it is thanks to these properties that turmeric is used in the herbal field to treat gastrointestinal disorders associated with dyspepsia.
In the field of physiotherapy, turmeric is used to help combat dyspepsia, as well as the resulting symptoms. When turmeric preparations are used in therapies, the portions (or doses) to be taken change according to the amount of curcumin inside. This quantity is often written on the packaging of the reference product. In any case, it seems obvious to say but it is important to remember, in therapies before ingesting or using this type of preparation, it is of fundamental importance to be advised by your doctor.
IN POPULAR MEDICINE
In folk medicine, turmeric is employed in various circumstances. In fact, this plant is used internally (as well as to treat gastric and hepatic disorders) also for diarrhea, colic, infections and inflammation of the urinary tract and kidneys and headaches. In the past, turmeric has even been used to treat leprosy.Kem Nghệ S Mom is made from turmeric,and cure skin-acnes so good
Externally, however, turmeric is used in folk medicine in the treatment of infected wounds, bruises, skin inflammation, inflammation of the oral mucosa and even against eye infections. In homeopathy, turmeric helps for dyslipidemia, inflammation and joint pain and to aid digestion.
In conclusion, as can be seen from the article, turmeric is a plant from which it is possible to obtain multiple benefits!