In the last few years many people have heard about the yellow spice curcumin, and they have started to use it due to its powerful health benefits. Consuming the turmeric root will improve your overall health in many different ways.
The turmeric is able to improve our brain’s function, the active ingredient of the turmeric, called curcumin can effectively prevent and treat Alzheimer’s disease, due to its strong anti-inflammatory abilities.
According to many studies, this active compound is inhibiting the beta-amyloid plaques by an amazing 40%, and they are the main causes for the development of Alzheimer’s disease. The turmeric can also treat depression very easily.
For many years the turmeric was used as a natural remedy, for the treatment of liver diseases. Many studies have proven that it is reducing the damage that is done to the liver by the high levels of toxicity and ethanol, cirrhosis, iron overdose and liver disease of course. And its active compound, the curcumin is decreasing the risk of developing liver cancer.
Besides these things, here are some other health benefits that can be provided from it:
- Eliminates stretch marks
- Reduces wrinkle appearance
- Improves the health of our hair and skin
- Treats conjunctivitis
- Fights pimples and acne
- Eliminates intestinal worms
- Relieves from bronchitis
- Treats jaundice
- Treats diarrhea
- Soothes migraines and headaches
- Heals burns and wounds
- Boosts our immunity system
- Promotes weight loss
- Treats diabetes
- Lowers high blood pressure
- Relieves from arthritis
- Improves the health of our heart
- Treats indigestion
The turmeric can be included into thousands of drinks and meals, and we are suggesting it for the recipe that we will show you, for a very simple drink that has the ability to boost your overall health.
With this recipe you will reap the maximum benefits out of the turmeric plant!
Turmeric Water Recipe
- 1 or 2 cups of water
- 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric
Add the turmeric in a pot filled with the water and boil it for about 10 minutes, then you can remove it from heat and let it cool down.
Drink this turmeric water throughout the day!