One of the most widely used spices nowadays is turmeric. People mostly use it in the kitchen because of its unique flavor, but it has also been used in the alternative medicine for numerous centuries. Its color is unique. People mostly use it for digestive problems, wounds, gastric issues, minor cuts and muscle sprains.
Numerous scientific researches have confirmed the benefits which turmeric has on our health. The spice contains an active compound called curcumin which can decrease inflammation, but also treat many digestive problems. According to some experts, curcumin can also help people prevent cancer. It is full of antifungal and antibacterial properties which can help us against numerous different bacteria.
Studies claim that curcumin can help cells survive when there is severe inflammation. It also protects the DNA. It has an effect on 700 genes in our body and treat over 160 health problems. Its anti-inflammatory properties can help us treat conditions like osteoarthritis.
Many experts claim that turmeric can help us treat liver problems, respiratory problems, autoimmune disorders and neurological problems. It contains a compound called turmerone which can even serve as a natural remedy against Alzheimer’s disease. It can boost the function of our brain, repair the brain cells and inhibit the accumulation of beta-amyloid plaque in the brain. That is thought to be among the main factors for Alzheimer’s disease.
The very strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties turmeric possesses can help in the treatment of many types of cancer like: stomach, breast, lung, liver and colon cancer. It has a better effect than chemotherapy does since it leaves the healthy cells untouched while it affects the malignant cells.
Turmeric has an improved effect when it’s combined with honey. This combo can help you against numerous bacteria, you’ll grow many beneficial bacteria in the gut etc.
Take a look at the process of preparation!
- 1 tablespoon of powdered turmeric
- 100 gr. of honey
Combine these ingredients in a glass jar. Take 1 teaspoon of this remedy every hour if you have a cold or the flu. On the second day, take 1 teaspoon of this remedy on every 2 hours. Take the same dosage 3 times the following day. Make sure you don’t swallow the mixture immediately! It should melt in your mouth slowly. Combine it with a cup of tea to obtain optimal results.