Turmeric: did you know it’s good for all of these things? We certainly didn’t!

Turmeric has many benefits!

Turmeric is a spice that’s made of the root of a plant. In our increasingly multicultural society, it’s nothing if not logical that we use foreign products in our dishes. Turmeric, which has a slightly bitter taste, is a good example of that. We use it to spice up our dishes, but it also has a lot of health benefits!

We’ve compiled a list of 20 health advantages of turmeric powder and tablets:

  1. It’s a natural antiseptic and antibacterial product, so it’s useful in disinfecting cuts and burns.
  2. According to research, if you combine it with cauliflower, you can prevent prostate cancer and stop the growth of already existing prostate cancer.
  3. It prevents the spreading of breast cancer to the lungs. At least, in mice it does.
  4. You can prevent melanoma (an aggressive form of skin cancer) by consuming turmeric, and it will also make sure the already existing melanoma cells will kill themselves.
  5. It decreases the risk of leukemia in children.
  6. It’s a natural detoxifier of the liver.
  7. It can prevent Alzheimer and can also stagnate the development of Alzheimer by removing the buildup of amyloid plaques in the brain.
  8. For several types of cancer it can prevent metastatic growths.
  9. It has a powerful anti-inflammatory function and works just as well as other anti-inflammatory medicine, but it doesn’t have any of the side effects.
  10. It’s proven to be very promising in delaying Multiple Sclerosis in mice.
  11. It’s a natural pain killer and a COX 2 inhibitor.
  12. It can help with fat metabolism and weight control.
  13. In Chinese medicine it is used in treatments against depression.
  14. Because of it’s anti-inflammatory function, it’s used in a natural treatment against arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
  15. It increases the effects of chemo medicine Paclitaxel and reduces its side effects.
  16. There are many promising studies going on about the effects of turmeric on pancreatic cancer.
  17. There’s also continuous research going on into the positive effects of turmeric in Kahler’s disease (or Multiple Myeloma).
  18. It stops the growth of new tumors in blood vessels.
  19. It speeds up healing wounds and repairing skin.
  20. It can help in the treatment of psoriasis and other inflammatory skin diseases.

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