Health Benefits of Turmeric - How to use Turmeric

Health Benefits of Turmeric - How to use Turmeric

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Tumeric is Curcuma longa it's actually in the same family as ginseng and kind of closely related to ginseng.

Health Benefits of Turmeric


Ginseng in turmeric or both rhizomes which are underground stems that are basically grow underneath the ground and then the leaves come up from them.

Health Benefits of Turmeric - How to use Turmeric

It's a very common spice in Asian cuisine and it gives curries a yellow color it also happens to be a  really nasty yellow dye.

If you ever have  or out eating Indian food and it's got you know turmeric in the dish and you spill some on your clothes it's really really difficult to get out the stain so it's really really strong.

The principal constituent this the curcumin in turmeric is not very water soluble, so one of the ways it's prepared with in Asian cuisine.

This is a common way to do  this is you put some oil in the pan you add your chopped garlic and ginger and onions and saute them a little bit.

Then you throw in the spices and just saute them a little bit toasted a little bit in the oil and that brings out the flavor but it also actually makes some of these constituents more easily absorbed.

Besides being a spice turmeric has a long history of use in both era Vedic and Chinese medicine. and it's been getting a lot of favor with Western herbalism and alternative health practitioners.

The constituents that are  in turmeric the principal constituents are these diarypeptanoids (yellow pigmens) which are known collectively as curcumin.

The actual spice contains some essential oil, that is antimicrobial also anti-inflammatory, reduces histamine so it has some anti allergenic effect and also stimulates bile flow.

There are some other constituents tremor in which is an antioxidant also an antimutagen and protects DNA.

There are some another constituent that activates white blood cells helps the immune system, another one that's known to inhibit carcinogens and so there's a lot of really good health benefits to turmeric.

The curcumin constituent which is the primary thing that's been studied, is being shown in research tab anti mutagenic properties meaning it inhibits the formation of cancer cells in the body which is a really nice benefit to having for a spice.

It also helps the body to detoxify cancer-causing chemicals in the liver in fact curcumin basically enhances some of the metabolic pathways for enzymatic detoxification and lover.

Health Benefits of Turmeric - How to use Turmeric

It's a very good liver herb and that's one of its principal uses in Ayurvedic and ECM medicine.

It inhibits like lipid peroxidation so lipids or fats you know when they are oxidized and go rancid, its oxidized cholesterol that actually is the problem in heart disease.

How to Use Turmeric for Skin Whitening


Mix one tablespoon of turmeric powder with enough pineapple juice to make a paste apply the paste to your face and neck.

Leave it on  until the paste dries completely, then wash it off with lukewarm water.

Follow this remedy two or three times a week to reduce the appearance of spots on skin.

Make a paste by mixing equal amounts of turmeric powder and gram  flour with a little water or milk.

Apply it evenly on your skin and leave it on until it dries.

Wash it off with lukewarm water scrubbing your skin gently in a circular motion follow this remedy once a week to lighten your skin tone and remove scars.

You can prepare a face pack by mixing turmeric powder and sandalwood powder and adding lemon juice to the mixture.

Apply it on your face for 10 minutes and rinse off with lukewarm water, for acne scars apply a mixture of turmeric and plain water on the marks for 15 minutes.

Turmeric in combination with other ingredients is effective in reducing fine lines and wrinkles.

You can prepare a face pack by mixing turmeric powder and rice powder with raw milk and tomato juice and apply it on your face and neck for 30 minutes.

Rinse off with lukewarm water, this will reduce wrinkles as  well as brighten your skin.

If you have dark circles you can add a pinch of turmeric to two tablespoons of buttermilk and apply it around your eyes for 20 minutes.

Rinse off  with cool water, this is effective in eliminating wrinkles as well as dark circles.

Health Benefits of Turmeric - How to use Turmeric

You can make a facial scrub by mixing Kasturi turmeric with chickpea gram flour.

Applying this on your face can inhibit the facial hair growth. this paste should be applied consistently for about a month to get affected results.

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