Tumeric is a bright yellow spice powder that is made from the root of a plant in the ginger family (Zingiberaceae), Curcuma longa and it's nutritious to consume. Tumeric is a plant that has a very long history of medical use, dating back nearly 4000 year. Tumeric is a herb that grows in the India and Central America. Tumeric contains anti-inflammatory and atioxidant properties, which offers health benefits. Tumeric is put to use as foodstuff, cosmetic and medicine. It leads curry it's distinctive yellow colour and flavour.
Health Benefits of Tumeric
Tumeric has medicinal properties due to its bioactive components. Volatile oils as one of the most important components of tumeric is effective against disorders of the respiratory tract, it's active in removing sputum also known as phlegm, relieving cough, and preventing asthma.
Tumeric acts as a pain reliever against arthritis.
Tumeric boosts immune function with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiviral and antibacterial properties. It also acts as an immune modulator, helping regulate immune cell function against camcer. According to a past review stated in an article written by Jessica Migala May 28, 2020, Authors of past research note that tumeric may prevent tumors from forming and becoming cancerous.
Tumeric contributes to healthy digestion.
Tumeric contributes to treating Diabetes. Feeding in tumeric help prevent type 2 diabetes by lowering high blood, sugar, and reducing high cholesterol.
Tumeric contributes to skin health.
According to an article written by Jennifer Huizen on January 10, 2020, there is no specific recommended daily intake of tumeric. Based in available research, the suggested daily intake depends largely on the condition it is being used to treat. The beneficial effects of tumeric are achieved through consumption, even at low levels, over long periods of time. The activities of tumeric include antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, antitumor, antioxidant, antiseptic, cardio protective, hepatoprotective, nephroprotective, radio protective and digestive activities.
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