Aside from being a flavorful addition to some delicious recipes, turmeric is also used as an herbal medicine against illnesses, and simply to promote general health. Although it has long been used as an anti-inflammatory, the rhizome (meaning root) has numerous other uses. Here are some realized turmeric benefits
Turmeric is a natural detox method for the liver.
It can be used for disinfecting burns and cuts, as it is a natural antibacterial and antiseptic.
It is a natural cox-2 inhibitor, making it useful as a painkiller.
It quickens wound healing while also aiding in the repair of damaged skin.
It has been shown at times to stop new blood vessel growth in tumors.
It reduces the risk of childhood leukemia.
It has been shown to boost paclitaxel (type of chemotherapy) effects while reducing its side effects.
Looking for more turmeric health benefits? Here are some potential
uses that are still being studied:
Turmeric may be useful in treating inflammatory skin conditions such as psoriasis.
Encouraging results in slowing multiple sclerosis (MS) progression in mice have been found.
It may be helpful in preventing metastases in some forms of cancer.
By removing amyloid plaque buildup in the brain, it may be of assistance in preventing or slowing Alzheimer's disease.
Other turmeric health benefits
may also exist. However, learn more and consult with a professional before using turmeric as a medicine, in order to avoid any contraindictions and understand potential side effects. Turmeric is often available in pill, capsule, and powder form, and is sold at many health food stores. Capsules and pills tend to come in ranges from 250mg to 500mg.