Turmeric – the magic golden powder! I’m sure even you are amazed at the overnight fame turmeric has achieved! Lattes, milkshakes, teas, mocktails, juices, and even curries – you name it and turmeric is in it! But did you really know what are the benefits of Turmeric.
The whole question is this – is turmeric worth all the hype? Well, a big YES to that question! And hey, I’m letting you in on all the secrets! Read on to find out more about the benefits of this amazing root: Turmeric!
What is the Magic Component in Turmeric?
Turmeric has loads of curcumin in it. Curcumin is a fantastic compound, and it works wonders in aiding the immune system of your body. So, no matter what bacteria or virus it is, your body is fully equipped to deal with it. Indians have capitalized on this amazing characteristic of turmeric for centuries. This is also why a pinch of turmeric powder is a mandatory ingredient in every Indian meal!
How Does Turmeric Boost Antioxidant Levels?
Not only is turmeric full of antioxidants, but it is also anti-inflammatory and a remarkable antibiotic too. Antioxidants help keep aging and everything it brings along with it, at bay. It also helps control excess inflammation, making it easier for your body to repair damages. Coming to the antibiotic properties of turmeric, it works extraordinarily to help wounds heal faster. So, while you consume turmeric internally, keep in mind that it works really well when applied topically on wounds too.
Is Turmeric Good for Your Skin?
Yes! Turmeric forms a major component in beauty products for this very reason. Using natural turmeric on your skin will give you the soft, supple skin you always dreamed of. The beauty of turmeric is that it is really cheap and affordable (way better than drilling a hole in your pocket for those expensive beauty products!). Get all the shine and glow back on your skin by adding this simple, amazing ingredient to your beauty regime.
Does Turmeric act as a Preventive Against Major Ailments?
Forget the over the counter pills and start including turmeric in your diet. You are in for a pleasant surprise with its wonderful results. Turmeric has proven to be a kickass preventive measure against a whole lot of illnesses. Heart ailments, Alzheimer’s, colitis, and even cholesterol. The compounds in turmeric work to build the immune system in your body and keep most lifestyle and age-related illnesses at bay.
How Can you Consume Turmeric?
There are so many different ways in which you can consume turmeric. Some simply go in for warm water with a pinch of turmeric, while the rest opt for sophisticated versions such as lattes or teas. I’ve got one such hit version for you – the anti-inflammatory mocktail, which is a fun twist to the usual turmeric teas and lattes.
Here’s this uber-cool recipe that you must try right away:
Hope you enjoy it! Happy Brunch!!
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- 3 turmeric medium-size pieces, peeled
- 1 inch ginger peeled
- 4 cups water
- 1/2 orange squeezed (if needed to add some sweetness)
- 1 bottle sparkling water
- Blend the first four ingredients together
- Strain the contents into a glass jar and chill in the fridge until you’re ready to use
- Serve the juice with the sparkling water, combined with a ratio of 1:1