In today's blog entry we wanted to discuss the new herb that that is taking the world by storm. Even though it’s the hot new thing, turmeric has been used for thousands of years by eastern cultures. As part of Dr Patchwells philosophy we always seek out natural remedies from across the world and it was only right to incorporate this amazing herb in some of our patches.
So just what are the benefits of turmeric that make it so appealing?
7 Proven Health Benefits of Turmeric (Curcumin)
Turmeric, also known as curcumin and called as “Queen of Spices,” is a common herb. You’ll easily recognize a turmeric thanks to its golden color, unique sharp taste, and pepper-like fragrance. Turmeric is also known for its antifungal, antibacterial, antifungal, antioxidant, antimutagenic, anti-carcinogenic, and anti-inflammatory properties, which are why it’s often used for various health issues.
As mentioned before, turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties, and that makes it ideal for the treatment of arthritis. Also, turmeric has antioxidant properties which can destroy the free radicals in your body that can damage cells. Evidence suggests regular consumption of turmeric can provide relief from mild joint paints and joint inflammation.
Reducing Cholesterol Level
Research proves that turmeric can help to lower your cholesterol level, just by using it as a food seasoning. High cholesterol is known to possibly lead to severe health problems, the reason why it’s important to keep it properly maintained. Otherwise, it could lead to many cardiovascular diseases. Taking turmeric can help to reduce your cholesterol level.
Healing Wounds, Burns, and Skin Conditions
Turmeric is a natural antibacterial agent, which makes it effective in disinfecting wounds. If you suffer from a cut or burn, you can use turmeric powder and sprinkle it on the affected area. It will help to hasten your healing process. In addition, turmeric can help to repair your damaged skin and effective treatment of inflammatory skin conditions.
Turmeric is an herb known to promote the prevention of cancer, such as prostate cancer. It’s found that this herb has active components which makes it an incredible protector against tumors induced by radiation and possibly destroy cancer cells. Turmeric event has a preventative effect against breast cancer, colon cancer, and T-cell leukemia.
Turmeric can help to moderate the levels of insulin, which is why the herb can be used for treating diabetes. Besides regulating insulin levels, it can improve your body’s glucose control. Furthermore, this herb can boost the effectiveness of your medications for diabetes. Even if you don’t have diabetes, turmeric can reduce your insulin resistance and therefore prevent your onset of Type-2 diabetes.
As it contains a substance called lipopolysaccharide, turmeric can help boost your immune system. Furthermore, this herb has antifungal, antibacterial, and antiviral properties that also help in strengthening your immune system. As a result, you will have less risk of suffering from coughs, colds, and flu, and if you acquire any of them, you can take turmeric powder to treat your illness.
Turmeric has plenty of key components capable of stimulating the gallbladder’s production of bile. The bile helps to reduce symptoms of gas and bloating, while also improving digestion. Additionally, turmeric helps in the treatment of some forms of inflammatory bowel disease. However, note that the turmeric must be in raw form when taking it for a digestive problem.
A popular herb often used for cooking, turmeric is quite amazing. Given its multitude of health benefits, it's not surprising that plenty of people adds the herb to their diet to improve the quality of their life. If you are looking for a natural way to boost your health, you should try adding turmeric powder in your stir-fried chicken, curry, warm milk, and more.
But aside from eating this delicious yet oh so benficial herb, you can get a pure form of turmeric in several of our patches! Dr Patchwells Joint Pain Ease patch contains a very good amount of turmeric and when combined with the other ingredients makes for an excellent pain, stiffness, and inflammation relief topical!
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As we stated above Turmeric is an excellent herb that boosts immunity and so we have a good amount infused into our immunity boost patch. As cold and flu season approaches now is the BEST time to bolster your immune system with the power of turmeric in Immunity Booster
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