As you all know, turmeric has been used for centuries now because of its medicinal properties, but nowadays, it is one of the most popular spices worldwide.
7000 scientific studies were conducted all over the world and all of them confirmed turmeric’s potential to treat and prevent multiple health conditions and illnesses.
There Is a legend which says that the wise man gave the baby Jesus three presents, myrrh, frankincense and gold. Many people thing that gold refers to this amazing spice, due to its golden color.
Turmeric has been a common remedy in Ayurveda as well, and Chinese records show that it has been used for more than 2 millennia.
Doctors use it to help kings in the case of poisoning because turmeric is a potent blood cleanser. Yet, the Western medicine needed much more time to incorporate turmeric into its treatments.
It’s only been in the past 30 years that America has started to catch on to the incredible medicinal potential of this ancient spice.
Unfortunately, we live in a world full of toxins that constantly harm our health and endanger our well-being. Only last year, 42, 000 new toxic components were introduced into the environment. The bad new is that these toxins are present in the air, water, foods, cleaning products, cosmetics, everyday products and the like.
Almost all of them have detrimental effects on our overall health, they disrupt the endocrine system, which releases hormones directly into the bloodstream. Moreover, many of these toxins damage primary body organs, like the heart, liver, and the kidneys.
Even though these toxic substances seriously harm our health, we cannot completely avoid their influence. In order to stay healthy, we should start using some natural remedies which can help to prevent the adverse effect of chemicals.
It is very important to lead a healthy lifestyle and a balanced, healthy diet if we want to stay healthy. Therefore, you need to use turmeric on a daily basis which is one of the most beneficial spice for your overall health.
In the book Turmeric: The Ayurvedic Spice Of Life by David Frawley and Prashanti De Heger, they have listed numerous components of turmeric, and claim that it has been confirmed that this spice acts as a:
- cancer preventative
- Anti-inflammatory, etc.
Many people ask the same question: Why doctors don’t prescribe this miraculous spice rather that medicines?
The Regular use of Turmeric on a Daily Basis Provides Multiple Health Benefits, Such as:
It supports Gut Health
You need to preserve your gut’s health as there are numerous boosting and mood-stabilizing hormones. As a result, this will prevent mood swings, as well as various other symptoms.
It Soothes Inflammation
You will become prone to inflammation if you work a lot, so this spice will help you relieve and avoid illnes. Turmeric has the ability to prevent many chronic illnesses due to its potent anti-inflammatory properties.
Dr. Mercola says:
“Turmeric has been used as a powerful anti-inflammatory in Chinese and Indian medicine for millennia. Curcumin, the primary pharmacological agent in this spice, contains proven effects in this area that are comparable to over-the-counter anti-inflammatory agents as well as some prescription medications.
But curcumin doesn’t produce the toxic effect that synthetic drugs sometimes do, such as ulcer formation, internal bleeding, and even a lowered white blood cell count.”
It promotes Mental Health
This spice can cause clarity and mental focus because it contains beneficial neuro properties. Experts claim that it can treat various ailments like epilepsy, tardive dyskinesia, depression, Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders.
We Suggest 7 Easy Ways to Use Turmeric Daily:
- Turmeric Kefir
Just add one teaspoon of turmeric to a cup of kefir and your drink is ready.
- Turmeric Juice Shot
- ½ inch turmeric root or 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
- sea salt
- ½ lemon
First of all, squeeze the lemon and them mix its juice with turmeric and add a pinch of sea salt. You can also mix these ingredients in a blender.
- Turmeric soup
- 1 knuckle grated/chopped turmeric
- 4 cups veggie or organic bone broth
Simmer the broth together with turmeric for 15 minutes. Next, strain the biggest chunks and add a bit of black pepper, because it increases the bioavailability of turmeric.
- Turmeric Tea
Just chop some turmeric and add it to the tea maker. On the other hand, you can prepare the tea as follows:
- ½ teaspoon fresh grated turmeric
- dash of black pepper
- a squeeze of lime (boosts the bioavailability of turmeric)
- raw honey to taste
- 1 cup hot water
First, boil the water and then add the turmeric. Let it simmer for 5 minutes. After that, remove it from the heat and strain it. Add the rest of the ingredients and enjoy your tea.
- Golden Milk
All you have to do is to add a teaspoon of turmeric powder to a glass of warm coconut milk. However, the following recipe would be much more delicious:
- 1 teaspoon turmeric powder/fresh grated
- 2 teaspoons raw honey
- ¼ teaspoon freshly grated ginger powder
- 1 cup coconut or almond milk
- ¼ teaspoon vanilla
- dash of cinnamon
- dash of clove
- ¼ cup water
- dash of cardamom
In a pot, add all the ingredients and simmer them for a minute.
- Turmeric Scramble
In the morning, while making your breakfast, add a bit of turmeric to your eggs. That is all!
- Turmeric Smoothie
You can simply add turmeric to your favorite smoothie and enjoy its benefits, or you can try the one we suggest:
- 1 teaspoon turmeric powder/fresh turmeric
- 2 tablespoons coconut flakes
- 1 teaspoon maca root
- ½ coconut or almond milk
- dash of black pepper
- 1 ½ cups frozen pineapple or mango
- 1 teaspoon hemp seed hearts
Add the ingredients listed above in your blender, and blend them to prepare your healthy turmeric smoothie!