5 Benefits Of Turmeric You'll Wish You'd Known Sooner
Turmeric has been an integral part of the Indian culture since times immemorial. From being a pre-wedding ceremony mandate to ensure a glowing bride, to the traditional rituals followed by married woman, to being a recurring ingredient in all Indian recipes foods; you’ll find turmeric everywhere you look. You probably hadn’t realized yet though that its anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and antioxidant properties make it the best bet to save you from any infections or ailments that may come your way. Apart from the commonly heard benefits of turmeric, here are a few crucial ones that you need to know about.
That peppery aroma of turmeric hides more secrets than what meets the eye. Very few know that turmeric has the ability to reduce weight gain. It aids the detoxification process of the liver and helps in fat metabolism to help keeping your weight in check. It also helps the digestion process, and reduces gas and bloating.
Who knew the humble spice lying around in your kitchen could help you save on your exorbitant hair spa bills. Mixed with milk and honey, turmeric can reverse the signs of hair damage and boost the hair growth process. Also, you can achieve hair highlights by simply adding turmeric to chamomile tea and soaking the desired portion of your hair in it for 20 minutes. Voila, free of cost all-natural highlights.
Growing up in an Indian household means that you probably are no stranger to the fact that our favourite haldi can lend that radiant glow to your face, but its anti-bacterial and antiseptic properties also ensure that your face remains pimple-free and devoid of breakouts. It also works overtime to keep your skin away from premature wrinkles and fresh as a dewdrop.
Those who thought that the curse of diabetes stays for life can find hope in the fact that turmeric can help you fight it off completely. Due to the simulation of the functioning of the beta-cells by curcumin, the naturally occurring compound in turmeric, there is a significant increase in the insulin levels of patients.
Dr. Arun (#askdrarun) co-founder of Pure Cure + Co. elaborates, “Turmeric’s potent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties can help your body defend itself against ailments and infections and function at its best.” Harness all these benefits of turmeric, and many more, by adding our all-natural Turmeric supplement to your daily diet.