Wellness Wednesday on Empty Streets: Benefits of Tumeric

Posted 7:12 AM by Mezhal Ulao in Labels: ,
I have yet another cooking ingredient in the spotlight today for it's amazing health benefits. 20 to be exact and that is just the beginning. This wonder spice is known to all asians and especially those of us that like to kick our cooking up a notch. That miracle ingredient is TUMERIC.

Here are it's benefits for you to enjoy:

1. It is a natural antiseptic and antibacterial agent, useful in disinfecting cuts and burns.

2. When combined with cauliflower, it has shown to prevent prostate cancer and stop the growth of existing prostate cancer.

3. Prevented breast cancer from spreading to the lungs in mice.

4. May prevent melanoma and cause existing melanoma cells to commit suicide.

5. Reduces the risk of childhood leukemia.

6. Is a natural liver detoxifier.

7. May prevent and slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease by removing amyloyd plaque buildup in the brain.

8. May prevent metastases from occurring in many different forms of cancer.

9. It is a potent natural anti-inflammatory that works as well as many anti-inflammatory drugs but without the side effects.

10. Has shown promise in slowing the progression of multiple sclerosis in mice.

11. Is a natural painkiller and cox-2 inhibitor.

12. May aid in fat metabolism and help in weight management.

13. Has long been used in Chinese medicine as a treatment for depression.

14. Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, it is a natural treatment for arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

15. Boosts the effects of chemo drug paclitaxel and reduces its side effects.

16. Promising studies are underway on the effects of turmeric on pancreatic cancer.

17. Studies are ongoing in the positive effects of turmeric on multiple myeloma.

18. Has been shown to stop the growth of new blood vessels in tumors.

19. Speeds up wound healing and assists in remodeling of damaged skin.

20. May help in the treatment of psoriasis and other inflammatory skin conditions.

Turmeric can be taken in powder or pill form. It is available in pill form in most health food stores, usually in 250-500mg capsules.

Here is more about this tumeric experience in video format ;)

The Magic of Turmeric - Watch more amazing videos here
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2 comment(s) to... “Wellness Wednesday on Empty Streets: Benefits of Tumeric”

2 comments:

Ask Ms Recipe said...

Hey Mr E,
Your awful quiet I could hear a pin drop in my blog. LOL Hope to see you around and just maybe you'll like to join my spring fling contest. :)

Ms R



Empty Streets said...

Hi Ask Ms R.

awww I would love to join just working on freeing up a schedule. By this Sunday moving forward my schedule should be a lot freer. Crossing my Fingers. XOXO



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