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8 Health Benefits Of Turmeric

Turmeric is a common spice and a major ingredient in curry powder. Curcumin is a major component of turmeric, and the activities of turmeric are commonly attributed to curcuminoids (curcumin and closely related substances). Curcumin gives turmeric its yellow color.

1 turmeric for the face

You may want to try a turmeric face mask to help reduce acne and any resulting scars. The anti-inflammatory qualities can target your pores and calm the skin. Turmeric is also known to reduce scarring. This combination of uses may help your face clear up from acne breakouts.

2 turmeric for skin whitening

A recent study found that turmeric essential oil in a lotion formulation can brighten skin within three weeks with results that last just as long. These glowing benefits are likely the result of powerful antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds working together to heal and bring out the natural health of the skin.

3 turmeric for acne

You may want to try a turmeric face mask to help reduce acne and any resulting scars. The anti-inflammatory qualities can target your pores and calm the skin. Turmeric is also known to reduce scarring. This combination of uses may help your face clear up from acne breakouts.

4 turmeric for hair growth

Turmeric can help fight hair loss and it can help in growing your natural hair out. ... The scalp is the foundation of your natural hair, so keeping it healthy is essential if you want natural hair that's long and strong. Turmeric ensures a healthy scalp through its anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties.

5 turmeric for inflammation

Recent studies show turmeric helps prevent and reduce joint inflammation. This reduces pain, stiffness, and inflammation related to arthritis. For digestive relief, pay close attention to the amount of turmeric in a supplement. High dosages can cause an upset stomach.

6 turmeric as an antioxidant

According to previous reports, turmeric is a good source of natural flavonoids, which have been shown to have antioxidant activity, free radical-scavenging capacity, coronary heart disease preventive activities, and anticancer activities

7 turmeric for fibroids

Turmeric spice has been studied for its ability to shrink uterine fibroids, by binding to and activating PPAR-gamma, and that in turn, shrinks a fibroid tumor/growth. Curcumin is a stronger, standardized extract of turmeric spice.

8 turmeric for infection

Turmeric helps the body naturally cleanse the respiratory tract, Turmeric helps fight the infection and its anti-inflammatory qualities relieve individuals from the direct impact of cold and flu.

It is also used to treat pain in the body, ringworm, bruising, leech bites, eye infections, inflammation of the oral mucosa, infected wounds, joint pain, and arthritis. Turmeric is effective in the treatment of indigestion (dyspepsia).

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