Turmeric Benefits

June 14, 2019 2 min read

Turmeric, a plant related to ginger is grown throughout India, other parts of Asia, and Central America. Turmeric is a spice that comes from the turmeric plant and it is commonly used in Asian food, and the main spice in curry. But, the root of the turmeric is also used widely to make medicine. Turmeric’s underground stems (rhizomes) are dried and made into capsules, tablets, teas, or extracts. Today, turmeric is used as a dietary supplement for inflammation; arthritis; stomach, skin, liver, and gallbladder problems; cancer; and other conditions. Turmeric powder is also made into a paste for skin conditions. Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric. It has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a very strong antioxidant.

Here are 10 proven benefits:

  1. Works as a natural pain reliever
  2. It’s an anti-inflammatory
  3. Supports healthy joints
  4. Promotes heart health
  5. Boosts stress tolerance
  6. Promotes radiant skin
  7. Boosts mood
  8. May slow down or prevent blood cots
  9. Supports healthy metabolism
  10. Aids in detoxification
High doses of turmeric may cause mild side effects in some people, such as; mild discomfort (i.e. headaches diarrhea, with high doses) but they are generally considered safe. Always buy your supplements from a trustworthy supplier and choose products that are certified by a reputable third party.

Who shouldn’t take it:

  1. Pregnant or breastfeeding women
  2. Someone who has gall bladder disease
  3. Someone who has kidney stones
  4. Diabetes
  5. Iron Deficiency
There are several ways to buy turmeric such as a root, as a tea, powder, or as supplements.

Some ways to add turmeric into your diet might be:

  1. Make a curry
  2. Brew a tea
  3. Blend it into a smoothie
  4. Season roasted veggies
  5. Brush your teeth with it
  6. Make a homemade mustard
  7. Add to any soup
  8. Top your salad with it
Can also spread on your skin with a little water/wash after 15 minutes. Subscribe to our blog and receive free shipping on your first order!


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