Published at: 03/09/2018

In this article we are going to discuss the benefits of using this powerful herb - turmeric.

Turmeric, the most popular spice in the curry dish, is one of the most powerful herbs on the planet, used in weight loss and treatment of different conditions.


Check with a specialist before taking turmeric as food supplement. There are a number of side effects that you can find out at the end of this article.


Turmeric for weight loss

This herb is used to control blood sugar levels, which makes it extremely useful for diabetics, and also against the struggle with weight gaining.

In order to notice positive effects from the use of turmeric, it should be a part of your daily diet for weight loss.


Curcumin is only 2-7% of the weight of the turmeric.

This ingredient is a major source of the antioxidant properties of the herb.

It is believed that it prevents the formation of matured fat cells.


On the market can be found supplements with 10 times more curcumin than the natural weight of the turmeric. Therefore, supplements are considered to be more powerful than turmeric alone.


Overuse leads to side effects. We remind you to read about the side effects at the end of this article.


Powerful healer

Turmeric is the spice that gives the yellow color to the curry. Known for centuries in India, it has broad-spectrum properties - anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effects.


Turmeric is hardly absorbed in the blood

Flavoring your foods with black pepper is going to increase the levels of piperine, a substance that increases the absorption of curcumin.

Turmeric is fat-soluble, so it's a good idea to consume it along with foods rich in fat in order to achieve better absorption by the body.


This herb is also found in many pharmaceutical medicines

Because it is an ideal remedy against the development of fungi and bacteria, turmeric also occurs in some medicines that have anti-inflammatory properties.


Turmeric improves brain function and lowers the risk of brain diseases

Turmeric raises the levels of brain hormone BNDF, which stimulates the growth of new neurons and fights with various degenerative processes in the brain.


It is believed that this ingredient is used in the fight and prevention of cardiovascular diseases as well as in neurodegenerative diseases.


Good result in arthritis

Arthritis is a common disease characterized by inflammation of the joints. Since turmeric is a powerful deoxidant, it is used to reduce the inflammation.


Turmeric helps digestion

Turmeric can have a good effect on indigestion, swelling of the abdomen and gas.


Other benefits of the turmeric are its natural antidepressant properties and the delaying of the aging processes.


Turmeric paste for skin problems

In Asian culture, turmeric is included in the composition of a paste that is applied to the skin to treat skin inflammations, fungal infections, bruises, bites, stings and eye infections.


There can be side effects of taking turmeric: 

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