Tag: turmeric health benefits
Turmeric, the main spice in curry, is arguably the most powerful herb on the planet at fighting and potentially reversing disease. It has so many healing properties that currently there have been 6,235 peer-reviewed articles published proving the benefits of turmeric and one of its renowned healing compounds curcumin.
The Tumeric spice’s crazy color alone is enough to render it sacred – factor in its unique flavor and far-ranging health benefits and it’s enough to catapult this remarkable root into realms of the supernatural. It really is a special thing.
Studies show that when turmeric is compared to conventional medicine its benefits equal that of many pharmaceutical medications, including the following….
Turmeric is about one hundred times less toxic than chemotherapy, and possesses noteworthy anti-cancer properties.
A newly released study shows how turmeric and its active compound curcumin inflammation – a leading factor for the development of disease.
The many benefits of turmeric are well-established—from its cancer fighting properties to its ability to treat depression. A newer study indicates that the bright yellow root could also protect the brain from age-related brain dysfunctions, including things like stroke, dementia, and neurodegenerative disease like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
A new study published in the Pharmacognosy Magazine titled, “Curcumin attenuates neurotoxicity induced by fluoride: An in vivo evidence,” adds experimental support to the suspicion that fluoride is indeed a brain-damaging substance, also revealing that a natural spice-derived protective agent against the various health effects associated with this compound is available.
Researchers in Israel have discovered that turmeric’s curcumin may be a potentially effective natural treatment for liver cirrhosis, an ailment where normal, healthy tissues in the liver are replaced with scar tissues.
As a copious amount of studies would suggest, the spice turmeric is one of the most healing foods in existence. A recent study on the benefits of turmeric was published in the journal Phytotherapy Research in 2012.
The benefits of turmeric are many—from inflammation of the joints as is common in arthritis, to reduced cancer risk and the treatment of diabetes. But, not all sources of curcumin are equal. As Dr. Sukumar points out, your body can get the most benefits when you add it to your cooking.
Groundbreaking new research published in the Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand found that curcumin, the primary polyphenol in turmeric, is capable of repairing and even regenerating the liver tissues of diabetic rats.