Turmeric is incredible spice, one of the healthiest there is. It has a distinct color and flavor, and it is commonly used in the Indian cuisine.
Turmeric can treat various things, from pain, flu, cold, cancer and other serious diseases. It has plenty health properties, acting as antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory agent. Turmeric contains an active ingredient called curcumin.
This ingredient showed numerous antioxidants, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. And besides all of that, turmeric is full of fiber and minerals and vitamins, so it can only do good to your body. Since it doesn’t have any side effects, you can use is whenever you want. Here are just some of the health benefits of turmeric:
- Control diabetes
- Heals wounds
- Relieves pain
- Liver detoxification
- Improves mood
- Prevents Alzheimer’s disease
- Improves the health and appearance of the skin
- Prevents arthritis
- Helps digestion
- Promotes heart health
- Prevents cancer
- Prevents skin pigmentation and toning
Besides including it into your diet, you can also use it to remove dark circles around your eyes. According to one woman, you can do that without a fuss. After just 5 days darks circles around your eyes will disappear. Here is a recipe for turmeric paste:
Mix half teaspoon of lemon juice with just a pinch of turmeric. Add a pinch of flour and one teaspoon of tomato juice. Mix it well and apply around your eyes. Leave it for 10 minutes and then wash your face.
You can also mix a bit of turmeric powder with a pineapple juice and put it around your eyes.
Besides these two remedies, you can also prepare golden milk, a yogic cure that is more than powerful and healthy. It can treat everything from colds, wrinkles, headaches, to the bladder infections, bronchitis, and arthritis.
You will need:
- ½ teaspoon ground turmeric
- 1 cup milk
- 1 teaspoon of raw honey
- ½ teaspoon extra virgin coconut oil
- ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Heat the milk and put cinnamon in it. Add turmeric, honey, coconut oil, and pepper. Heat the milk, but remember to stir while heating and remove from the stove before it boils. In the end, just strain it and enjoy.